11 Mantras To Use During Anxiety Attacks

A mantra is a phrase or sound repeated to aid concentration in meditation. Some of us may have them and not even realize we use them. I’ve adopted a few over the years to help ease my anxiety, re-focus my energy and come back to my moment. Below are a few mantras that I turn […]

How I Use CBD To Manage My Anxiety

Are you feeling extra anxious lately? I know I am. I have a history with anxiety, and wasn’t formally diagnosed until about 10 yrs ago when I saw my first therapist. Over the past decade, I’ve become committed to learning more about mental health and trying new ways to manage my symptoms. I’ve found a […]

Tools + Resources to Manage Anxiety and Depression

I’ve been told I don’t look like someone who’d have depression. ⁣I’ve been told I only go to therapy because I like hearing myself talk. ⁣I’ve been told I choose to feel this way. I choose to let the sadness or fear debilitate me. ⁣I’ve been told I cry to be dramatic. ⁣I’ve been told […]

Coping Mechanisms For Anxiety: Healthy vs Unhealthy

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 […]

Self-Care Tools For Anxiety: Natural, Simple and Fun

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 […]

Getting Back Out There

Is anyone else feeling really anxious about “getting back out there”? My anxiety has kicked into full gear this past week with things starting to reopen. And it’s less about fear of the virus and more about changing my routine. Over the past couple of months, I have become used to staying home. When this […]

Self-care is NOT Selfish

Mama, Your Self-Care Is NOT Selfish If you like sarcastic air quotes and dismantling of unhealthy coping mechanisms, then you’re going to want to continue reading.  Here’s the thing. I’ve been “bad”. I’ve been “eating like crap” all summer. Traveling has thrown me off my “routine”. I haven’t been to the gym in a while. […]