Posts tagged mindfulness
where i am: may 2019

I’m not going to lie, I’ve been struggling to write this month’s update and wanted to post it on Friday, but it took until today for the words to come. I am a generally happy and optimistic person and the last two weeks I haven’t felt like myself. Nothing in my life has changed, but all of a sudden it seemed like I couldn’t summon any of the hope + joy I normally feel. Luckily, I have the self-awareness to realize what was happening and the tools to deal with it. And today I feel a little better. I know I’m not out of the woods yet, but I feel hopeful (yay!) that things are looking up.

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how i beat my anxiety

I don’t write this post title lightly and I acknowledge that my levels of anxiety weren’t as bad as some. I was never medicated (though in the worst throws of it, maybe I should’ve been.) I tended to err on the side of “I’ll just deal with it” and most of the time, it didn’t severely impact the way I lived my life. That being said, it still sucked and I always tried my best to temper it. I’m not a doctor, but I’d like to share my take on how I was able to significantly decrease my anxiety. I know this won’t be the end-all-be-all for everybody, but it’s something to consider.

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