The True Meaning of F.E.A.R In An Anxious Mind

While I was seeing a therapist for my depression and anxiety I would tell her during every session all of the countless, ridiculous things that triggered my anxiety during the previous week. Some of those things would stress anyone out, but the majority of them were ultimately things I just made up in my own…

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…

Grammarly​; A Blogger’s, Writer’s, & Student’s Best Friend​​

THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS. PLEASE READ MY DISCLOSURE FOR MORE INFO. One of my biggest pet peeves when I'm reading blogs, articles, or books, is coming across ridiculous grammar, spelling, and punctuation mistakes. In fact, one of my top favorite bloggers (as much as I adore her blog) usually has quite a few, and…

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…

The Importance of Mindset When Practicing Self-Care

Self-care is my number one priority for 2018. I talked a lot about the importance of self-care and self-love in regards to anxiety, depression, and overall happiness in my Self-Love Instagram Challenge post. In the last two weeks since I've had this epiphany, I've been putting a lot of time and lot of effort into…

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…

Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Cookies

I’ve been looking for healthy recipes that cure my sweet tooth because it’s been going wild lately and I finally found one. These cookies are super cheap and easy to make, full of protein, and delicious! Ingredients: 2 ripe mashed bananas 1/4 cup of peanut butter 1/2 cup of unsweetened applesauce 1/2 tsp. of cinnamon…