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Mental Health

Friendly reminders for the perfectionist in you

Friendly reminders for the perfectionist in you

I’ve always been a bit of a perfectionist, and by a bit, I mean completely. To the point where it stops me cold from finishing things I’m so excited to work on. I’ve gone from posting 2 to 3 times a week to about once […]

I am more than my productivity

I am more than my productivity

I am more than my productivity. My worth as a human being is not determined by how much money I earn or how much work I complete. Whether or not this sounds silly to you, this is something that I have to remind myself on […]

9 Ridiculous things that make me anxious that only disabled people will understand

9 Ridiculous things that make me anxious that only disabled people will understand

One of my biggest pet peeves in the entire world is the comments you get from people who genuinely believe you can outthink your anxiety. Come on, it’s all in your head.  Just calm down.  You know nothings happening, right? You’re fine.  Stop thinking about […]

Feel good friendly reminders

Feel good friendly reminders

Somehow 2018 is halfway over and it’s been pretty brutal. Every time you log on and scroll through a news feed it’s just one terrible headline after another. Kids are in cages, racism is still alive and well, and our president continues to embarrass (and […]

Feeling anxious starting in the workplace

Feeling anxious starting in the workplace

Everybody gets a little bit nervous when starting a new job. It’s totally natural to think you’re going to struggle to fit in or that you’re going to completely fumble your first talk with your boss. Sometimes it’s a bit more than that, though. Like, I’m talking about […]

Ways to cheer up when you’re feeling low

Ways to cheer up when you’re feeling low

You know those days where you wake up feeling bummed out? It happens to everyone at some point. It might be a feeling you have for a few hours, or even a day or two. It’s the worst when it seems to come out of […]

Being productive on bad mental health days

Being productive on bad mental health days

Responsibilities and adulthood become 50x harder when you’re feeling depressed or anxious. You can’t exactly call your boss and say ‘sorry, too sad to work today’ – though, man, I wish I could. Wouldn’t it be amazing if mental health days were a thing? At […]

I overthink everything, including this title

I overthink everything, including this title

From the minute I wake up to the moment I lay my head on my pillow to go to sleep – I overthink everything. Did I take too long to tell that story and annoy everyone? How many files did I mess up today? What […]

Taking time to work on yourself

Taking time to work on yourself

When it comes to your mental health, there’s a lot you that you can and should do for yourself. For some reason though, so often we don’t take the time to focus on ourselves. We tell ourselves it’s selfish, we pay more attention to outward […]

Confession: I have no idea what I’m doing

Confession: I have no idea what I’m doing

May is mental health awareness month, and I wanted to write this really meaningful, impactful post. It’d be great to talk about my anxiety, depression, and general struggles to human – and how I’ve overcome them. Problem is… I haven’t. Surprise! I have no idea […]