How I’m Bringing My Dreams to Reality Using the Law of Attraction

Last week, I wrote a blog that was supposed to be a recap, but it turned into a post about my first experience practicing the law of attraction.  I've promised twice now that I would write a post about exactly what I'm putting into practice daily to bring positivity and joy into my life through…

Summer Bucket List for Self-Love & Care

THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS. PLEASE READ MY DISCLOSURE FOR MORE INFO. Summer is a wonderful time of year, especially for mental health! The weather is warm, the sun is shining, it's easy to get active, and there's always something fun to do! It is such a mood booster! But, it's important to use…

5 Tips for Squashing Your Morning Anxiety

Some of my anxiety comes at me in the middle of a project, while I'm driving, or while I'm trying to sleep, but the majority of my anxiety starts even before I wake up in the morning. A lot of times, it wakes me in the middle of the night, and other times, I can…

June Fitness Challenge!

Can you believe it's almost June? Since it's nearly Summer, it's much easier to find the motivation to get fit and active! Nicer weather definitely encourages me, and I'm sure it encourages you. I thought a fitness challenge would be really fun for each month of the summer.  I did several fitness challenges on my…

How Mantras Ease My Anxiety + 17 Examples That You Can Try!

In one of my last recap posts, I mentioned that for the first time ever I actually used a mantra to get me through a day of tension, fear, and anxiety.  For anyone that doesn't know, a mantra is a word, phrase, or even a sound (like in meditation) that is frequently repeated to bring…

Anxiety & Depression: What To Do When You Just Can’t…

I wrote a post back at the end of January about 8 Things To Do When Depression Hits Hard. That post is for the times that you're struggling to get through the day as a normal, functioning adult. It's for the times that you actually have the tiny bit of energy you need to overcome…

The Benefits of Practicing Self-Love in a Relationship

Relationships are tough. Period. They take a lot of work, commitment, and dedication. And that's just an average relationship. When you throw anxiety and depression into the mix, maintaining a healthy relationship can be one of the hardest things to do, but it is possible.  Over the past couple of years, I have learned a…

4 Things To Do When You’re Feeling Burnt Out!

Burnout is really awful. It means exhaustion, lack of motivation, and just an overwhelming feeling of just being done. As much as I love writing and blogging, I found myself getting super burnt out about a month ago. If I wasn't at my "normal" job, I was at home trying to edit my next book…

How Counseling Improved My Mental Health & Why You Should Try It Too

My first experience with counseling was not pleasant. I was about 15, and due to a long string of personal and family issues, I was required to attend therapy. I dreaded going each week. It was awkward, uncomfortable, and I did a LOT of faking that I was okay just so I wouldn't have to…