You are in control of who you follow online. Read that again. We seem to have forgotten this, but it’s as easy as hitting the “unfollow” button. Raise your hand if you’ve ever felt personally victimized by your news feed. Yeah, same here. After multiple bouts with depression and anxiety, and signing off and on
Intentional living is simply the idea of living your life with intention. Paying attention to why you do the things you do. Why you purchase certain things, put energy toward certain things, think about certain things, etc. It has many names: Minimalism, Mindfulness, Essentialism. They all address the same issue. Being happy with what you
Change is gradual. But these 5 lifestyle habits for mental health are definitely worth considering. Learn more about how to implement these habits, here.
You don’t have to be an “influencer” to have INFLUENCE on these platform. Your words hold so much value. Your story gives someone else a thread of humanity to relate to. You can be that beacon of light someone else needs, just by being thoughtful about what you’re sharing online and why. I don’t get
Below are a few ways I've tried to set boundaries with social media use. So far, I feel like they're working.
If you’ve been following along, you know I have been coping with some postpartum anxiety. And in my recovery process I’ve discovered a few things I’ve been doing to sabotage myself. I’ve noticed some things I use as crutches to cope with my anxiety that really only serve to make it worse. A coping mechanism
I’m referring to my anxiety as Postpartum Anxiety, but I’ve struggled with anxiety most of my life. I’m just noticing it taking a different shape since giving birth. I’m developing a new relationship with my anxiety. I’m taking ownership of it. I’m doing my best to stay in front of it and be proactive. I’m
I’m weary to say any of these things are “remedies” because…well…they aren’t. I’m not entirely sure if my anxiety can be remedied. At this point in the game, I’ve gotten to a place of accepting that my anxiety is just that…mine. It’s been there for as long as I can remember. I didn’t always have a
Anxiety and depression are sneaky illnesses. They trick you into believing you’ve got them under control, only to sneak back up on you when you least expect it. My daughter is 8 months old now, and I’m finally realizing my anxiety is back and in full force. It’s been sitting on my chest for a
For a while, social media became a very unhealthy part of my life. So much so, that I had to delete it altogether. But now, I’m back on and finding a whole new appreciation for it. And a whole new appreciation for the phrase “It Takes A Village”. I’m a millennial (cue angry eye roll