Ways To Overcome Social Anxiety

Understanding the symptoms of social anxiety is the first step to overcoming it. There are some common symptoms or experiences of social anxiety that go along with the physical symptoms we may experience with Anxiety.   Excessive self-consciousness and anxiety in everyday social situations that generally others would not find overly stressful. Extreme worry about … Continue reading Ways To Overcome Social Anxiety

Feeling Anxious Is Not The Same As Having Anxiety

Oh boy. This is something that I have had way too many conversations about over the past few years. I want to preface this article with a little disclaimer, there will be a little snark in here.   As someone who has lived with a chronic illness for my entire life, and then compounded that … Continue reading Feeling Anxious Is Not The Same As Having Anxiety

A Letter To The Person Who Helped Me Through My Depression

I have so many people who help me through my depression, and anxiety, My best friend, my parents, even my Godchildren, it would be hard to pick just one to write a letter to.  As I have been thinking about this, another question came to my mind, that question is “Who has the greatest influence … Continue reading A Letter To The Person Who Helped Me Through My Depression

What to expect when you’re unsuspecting

I've talked a little about my struggle with anxiety, and depression in an earlier blog, but just scratched the surface.  I have found that mental health has become a lot more "socially acceptable" to talk about, and more people are feeling free to talk about their experiences myself included.  We do however still have a … Continue reading What to expect when you’re unsuspecting

Burnout, Stress, and Anxiety: Knowing How to Cope

One word...burnout. While we pride ourselves into thinking we can do it all, we often ignore the signs our body gives us when we need to slow down. Whether it's working on a big project, taking care of children, preparing for exams, or even balancing the different aspects of our lives, there are times where … Continue reading Burnout, Stress, and Anxiety: Knowing How to Cope