Apocalyptic or Just the Way of the World?

January 2020 has me wondering what in the world is going on. January has always been a challenging month for me when it comes to depression rearing its ugly head, but it is my anxiety which has been off the charts. Never in my life have I been so impacted by the news filling my […]

We Need a Slow Revolution

Remember when you asked a person “how’s it going?” and the standard response would be “it’s going alright” or “fine” or “good good”, but more often than not today the response is “BUSY!” and then you sympathize and say “I know, so busy”. Being busy has become a cultural norm. I long for the days […]

The Good News About Anxiety 

Believe it or not, there is plenty of good news about anxiety.  For one, for most people it is temporary as I can tell you it would be impossible to maintain a constant state of anxiety; it generally ebbs & flows.  Plus, I just read that anxious people or those who worry a lot are […]

My Little Panic Attack

I have been very fortunate to have only experienced three panic attacks in my lifetime thus far.  A panic attack is different from an anxiety attack and many confuse the two. An anxiety attack results from something which is causing you anxiety, and you are aware of what is causing your heightened anxiety.  For example, […]

Living with Anxiety 

 I am writing this blog to describe my personal accounts with anxiety, as I have found reading about others’ struggles with anxiety/depression to be helpful and encouraging, as sometimes having anxiety or depression can feel isolating and like you’re the only one who is struggling to make your way to the other side (aka peace […]

A Ghost Called Depression

February is Mental Health Month, and despite the increase in society finally recognizing the horrid stigma attached to mental health issues, I find it is a topic I struggle in sharing with others.  Why do I feel like if I write about this subject which inflicts so many, others will assume I am crazy, I feel like I am […]