8 Things To Do When Depression Hits Hard

  THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS. PLEASE READ MY DISCLOSURE FOR MORE INFO.  Overall, I've really been coming out of my deep depression. It's been a fierce battle that I still fight daily. Even though I'm winning, there are still some days where I just cannot seem to find the energy to fight that…

How Finding My Happy Places Eased My ​Anxiety

Anxiety can make everything in life seem so scary and unsafe. You begin to question everything, and because of this, you can just never seem to relax. It is absolutely exhausting. I have stressed myself out and caused my own anxiety by trying to convince myself I should be doing certain things just because that's…

Bubble Baths, Life Changes, & Friends​

I normally write my recap posts on Thursdays, so they're all set for Friday morning, but it just didn't happen yesterday. But, I've got my Netflix in the background for noise, my hot chocolate is right here next to me, and I'm feeling calm, so I'm ready to go.  I woke up last Friday feeling…

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…

Panera, Elephants, Grocery Shopping, & Bullying Issues

It's so gloomy today, but it's 55 degrees out, so no complaining here! After hitting -20, I'm pretty excited about it feeling like spring in Michigan! But, we'll be back to snow tomorrow.  Anyway, it's time for the next weekly recap, or as I like to call it; a look into the life of an…

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…

Handling Christmas Outings & A Birthday With Anxiety

Happy Friday! It has been a long week of roller coasters, so I'm really excited to share it with you. The idea of sharing the daily life of an anxious person makes me really hopeful and excited. Anxiety is such an underrated condition that isn't taken nearly as seriously as it should be.  Last Thursday…

Garlic Roasted Chicken & Potatoes With Green Beans

An awesome dish that I like to meal prep is Garlic Roasted Chicken & Potatoes with Green Beans.  Ingredients:  One bag of small red potatoes Olive oil 2 pounds of chicken (cubed) Green Beans (cut and frozen) Garlic salt 1/2 stick of butter Wash and dice your red potatoes  Mix them in a bowl with…