The Christmas Season With Estranged Family

I grew up spending Christmas with lots of family. On Christmas Eve, aunts, uncles, and cousins would come together to open presents with my grandpa and step-grandma; later on Christmas Day, that same group of family would spend dinner opening presents at my grandma's house. My immediate family spent the morning of Christmas together with … Continue reading The Christmas Season With Estranged Family

I’m more than my anxiety. Right?

I've battled anxiety for almost as long as I can remember. I'm in my early thirties now, and I distinctly remember being anxious shortly prior to middle school - so for the majority of my time living so far...I've been anxious. That really sucks to say. Even as someone who blogs and talks about anxiety … Continue reading I’m more than my anxiety. Right?

I Think I Might Have an Anxiety Disorder: What do I do?

These days, at least one in five Americans reports that they suffer from extreme anxiety, or an anxiety disorder. It's also not uncommon for someone struggling with anxiety to also be affected by depression (source here). If you're here, that means something has been happening in your life that makes you think you might have … Continue reading I Think I Might Have an Anxiety Disorder: What do I do?

How to Keep Your Anxiety in Check When The World Is Spinning Out of Control

Peace does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble or hard work. It means to be in the midst of those things and still be calm in your heart.Unknown The world as we've known it continues to change and evolve in ways that are scary to me, and chances … Continue reading How to Keep Your Anxiety in Check When The World Is Spinning Out of Control

Unpacking Perspectives Interview: A Glimpse into My Past

A big thank you to Nicole Davidson, host of the Unpacking Perspectives podcast, for hosting me and for chatting about so many things that I think you’ll enjoy! I wanted to share this episode because it covers so many things: where I started in college, what I thought my life would be like growing up, … Continue reading Unpacking Perspectives Interview: A Glimpse into My Past