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,…

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 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…

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…

35​+ Ways To Practice Self-Love & Care

THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS. PLEASE READ MY DISCLOSURE FOR MORE INFO. Self-love and self-care are extremely important, especially if you suffer from anxiety and/or depression. Since the New Year, I've been making a daily commitment to put myself first and focus on learning to love myself more. So, here are over 35 ways…

Mental Health Journals for Anxiety & Depression

THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS. PLEASE READ MY DISCLOSURE FOR MORE INFO. Journaling is a really excellent and effective way to sort through all of the feelings and emotions that you go through when you suffer from a mental disorder. I've done a lot of journaling on my own that has helped me get…

Self-Love Instagram Challenge 2018

Last night on New Year's Eve, I was anxious. Considering that I suffer from an anxiety disorder and PTSD, this is no surprise. Like usual, my anxiety led to a long talk with my boyfriend, and while we were talking, some of the things he pointed out to me about my anxiety actually started to…