The Best Advice I’ve Received For My Anxiety!

My anxiety can make it hard for me to release control, even over other people. I think a lot of people can relate to that in my situation because anxiety is a need for control. Having control over everything would make anxiety really, really fade, if not disappear, but that's not realistic, it's not possible,…

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…

9 Articles to Read When You’re Feeling Anxious & Depressed

One of the best ways for me to combat anxiety is to fill my negative brain with positivity, light, and love. When I start feeling anxious, I love to go straight to the internet and start reading articles that can help me with whatever I'm feeling at the moment. It can help adjust my mindset,…

How To Recognize Your Own Anxiety Triggers & What To Do About Them

I had no intention of writing a recap this week once I realized I was slacking on my recap notes, and barely had any pictures to share, but I figured I can always make something out of nothing. And I was right! Since my usual recap was a complete bust, I thought I would turn my recap…

Springtime Bucket List for Self-Care

THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS. PLEASE READ MY DISCLOSURE FOR MORE INFO. Spring is way more than blooming flowers, warm rainy days, and sunshine. For me, it's like the light at the end of the tunnel! Winter is very difficult to get through for anyone, but especially with depression and anxiety. I have felt…

5 Things To Do When You’re Assuming the Worst

My name is Harley, and I am my own problem creator! I hate to admit it, but it's true. I received a really sweet text message early this morning. I was thinking about it while throwing some clothes in the washer, and even though it was sweet, I wasn't pleased about it. But then, I realized…

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…

9 Ways to Boost your Confidence & Self-Esteem

THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS. PLEASE READ MY DISCLOSURE FOR MORE INFO. One of the best ways to practice self-love is to have confidence in yourself. Be confident in your beauty, your intelligence, and your heart! Know your worth! While confidence is a wonderfully beautiful trait to have, it can also be one of…

10 Ways to Get Out of a Funk

THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS. PLEASE READ MY DISCLOSURE FOR MORE INFO. Anxiety and depression can take you to a very dark place. I’ve been in such a terrible funk while adjusting to all the major changes in my life for the past year and a half. I don’t handle change well and taking…