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…

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…

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…

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…

7 Ways Walking Daily Has Made Me Less Anxious & Depressed

Winter sucks! And when it's not freezing outside one of my favorite things to do is walk around my neighborhood. Whether it’s early in the morning or late in the evening, I really try to go daily. When I do, I notice a huge difference in my levels of anxiety and depression. Here are a few…

Dark Chocolate Oatmeal Christmas Cookies

I’ve been struggling to get in the Christmas spirit again this year so what better way to get in the spirit than to make some Christmas cookies! A healthier version, of course.  Ingredients: 1 cup whole wheat flower 3/4 cup oats 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 cup unsweetened…