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 […]

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. […]

7 Social Media Influencers Worth Following

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 […]