Make Yourself Proud – My Favorite Self-Esteem Booster for Anxiety & Depression!

About a week ago I was talking to someone, and she was going on about how much she despises her job, which I've definitely been able to relate to at multiple times in my life, but right now, I'm actually enjoying my job! It is by no means my dream job, but hey, that's why I'm…

Black & White Thinking: 3 Steps to Finding Mental Balance in Your Relationship

It's all or nothing. It's black or white. It's yes or no.  There is no middle area, no grey spots, and no "maybe" in my mind.  One of the worst side effects of anxiety that I suffer from is black & white thinking. I have a really bad habit of being unable to see the…

Quick Update, A Lifestyle Announcement, & More!

I just took a really nice, hot bath with lavender salts and my current book, and I am feeling so calm and so peaceful right now. I swear lavender has a fantastic effect on my anxiety, and it's been one of my absolute favorite things lately! But, more about that later.  After putting off writing…

4 Things To Do When You Feel An Anxiety Attack Coming On

Anxiety attacks are horrendous, and if you suffer from moderate or severe anxiety, chances are you've suffered an attack or two, or... a million. Regardless of how many you've suffered, it is never fun, and it never gets easier. With that being said, I've had a lot of practice and have tried a lot of…

5 Reasons Why Unplugging From Social Media Will Boost Your Mental Health

As much as we all love to post photos on Instagram and to update everyone on our lives, and while we're all a little too obsessed with social media, I think we can all agree that it can also be damaging to our mental health. Don't get me wrong, being a blogger, I obviously have…

My Secret to Organizing My Life for Mental Health

THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS. PLEASE READ MY DISCLOSURE FOR MORE INFO. Anxiety is a consistent nagging fear of the unknown and of what the future might bring. I am NOT a last minute person, and waiting on the confirmation of plans is a trigger for my anxiety. I'm working on becoming more of…

7 Ways Walking Daily Has Made Me Less Anxious & Depressed

Winter sucks! And when it's not freezing outside one of my favorite things to do is walk around my neighborhood. Whether it’s early in the morning or late in the evening, I really try to go daily. When I do, I notice a huge difference in my levels of anxiety and depression. Here are a few…