How to Handle Major Life Changes When You Have Anxiety!

I've had some major curveballs thrown at me throughout my life like most people have! New relationships, broken relationships, loss of family members due to both death and horrible choices, I've left jobs, found plenty of new jobs, moved 8 times with more to come, lost friends, found new friends, switched schools multiple times, gone…

Life Is Looking Good <3

Good morning!  Well, sleepy morning... nauseous morning... but, welcome to pregnancy, I guess! Honestly, I can't complain, though. Besides feeling tired, sore, and nauseous occasionally, I feel pretty good. I definitely feel very lucky!  This past month has honestly been the weirdest of my entire life. I've been in a completely different mental state, I've…

Crystal Shopping, Fourth of July, & An Errand Date Day

Happy Thursday!  I hope you've all had a good week! I actually have! I mentioned in a post on Wednesday that bigger and better things are coming. I mentioned a couple of new projects I have coming to the blog, and one of them is all about how my life is changing for the better all…

Roundup: My Most Popular Mental Health Posts!

The Balanced Belles was established in December 2017 and I've had multiple posts do really, really well. This is a short & simple piece, but I wanted to share my most popular mental health-related posts in one neat little package for my newest readers! I hope you enjoy! 8 things to do when depression hits…

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,…

Healthy & Salty Snack: Sweet Potato Chips!

I’m really working on incorporating more recipes into my blog. After this yummy snack recipe, I have another 3 recipes scheduled, as well!  There’s a health-related reason I want to incorporate more recipes on my blog, but that’s for another day! I’m not sure when yet… Anyway, I’ve been spotting these sweet potato chips all…