The Benefits of Practicing Self-Love in a Relationship

Relationships are tough. Period. They take a lot of work, commitment, and dedication. And that's just an average relationship. When you throw anxiety and depression into the mix, maintaining a healthy relationship can be one of the hardest things to do, but it is possible.  Over the past couple of years, I have learned a…

I’d Call This Week A Big Ol’ Success!

Happy Friday & Happy National No Pants Day!  I'm totally serious about that.  Anyway, I didn't have a ton of stuff going on this week, but mentally, my oh my. There is some stuff I cannot wait to share with you.  But before we get there, I'm gonna throw back to last Saturday.  Unfortunately for…

My S​ymbolic Accessories: Civion Vibe

THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS. PLEASE READ MY DISCLOSURE FOR MORE INFO. I've been searching for quite a while to find jewelry that symbolizes my battle and my strength, so when Civion Vibe reached out to me, I was thrilled. After looking around on their website, I found the perfect pieces to represent my…

Busy Week! Chicks, Cones, Movies, Basketball, & Generalized Anxiety

Happy Friday!  How was your week? I'm just going to jump right in! I left my last recap off by mentioning that I had a hectic week coming up, and I certainly did! I do not have a single photo from last Saturday, but it was such a busy, busy day!  I spent the morning…

An easy mental week; reading, dog walks, & surprise​ visits!

I am a whole two days late on my recap, but work has been my entire life for the last few days, so catching up at home was tough, but I'm back! And I'm happy to report that MOST of my week was actually very good! Last Friday I started going totally stir crazy at…

Motivationless, migraines, & meals!

I feel like I'm losing my mind and just so out of place lately. For years, getting my work done at home (writing, editing, working on anything blog-related, etc.) has been my favorite thing in the world.  It normally makes me feel proud, productive, and accomplished, but lately, it's actually been feeling like awful work,…

6 Tips For Better Sleep When Anxiety Is Keeping You Awake​

THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS. PLEASE READ MY DISCLOSURE FOR MORE INFO. Anxiety is absolutely exhausting, and there's no doubt about it. It can literally make you physically exhausted to the point where you feel too tired and weak to even get out of bed. But, at the same time, you also can't seem…

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…

Panera Trips, Movie Nights, & Some Personal Stuff…

So, I spent two hours outside on Wednesday on the best walk! The sun was shining, the air was warm, and I was just in Heaven. Aaaaand today, we're dealing with the aftermath of the all-day snowstorm that we got yesterday. Hello, March; welcome to Michigan! Anyway, last Friday was so much fun! I was…