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Tag: mental health

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

A rough week of getting sick and getting anxious

A rough week of getting sick and getting anxious

My body is wonky in a lot of ways, but I think the most obnoxious is how easily I get sick. There was a chunk of my childhood where I’d suddenly get sick, land in the ER, and spend a week in the hospital every […]

Feeling stressed? Your daily habits could be to blame.

Feeling stressed? Your daily habits could be to blame.

There comes a point in our life where we might start to feel a little stressed with the way things are going. It might be because of your job or career, maybe a life changing event that is about to happen like moving somewhere new. […]

We Only Have One Brain, So Let’s Fuel It Right!

We Only Have One Brain, So Let’s Fuel It Right!

Being a human is hard, and we’ve all got our stressors. Whether it’s a difficult job or living with a disability, life can leave us feeling anxious from time to time. When that happens, your brain starts to work overtime. While there isn’t some easy way […]

The Worst Habits For Your Mental Health

The Worst Habits For Your Mental Health

Whether or not you already struggle with something like anxiety or depression, I’m pretty sure all of us have at least a few habits that aren’t too great for our mental health. It happens to the best of us, but just because that’s true doesn’t […]

How my disability fuels my anxiety

How my disability fuels my anxiety

In a lot of ways, my disability feeds my anxiety. When you have a disease that progresses slowly over time, sometimes it kind of feels like you’re waiting for the other shoe to drop. You look at the different ways your body is already being […]

When making a mistake feels like the end of the world

When making a mistake feels like the end of the world

Every day when I clock into my shift, the first thing I have to do is check my email to see if I’ve gotten any QC’s back. QC’s are reports from my team leads after they’ve reviewed my work so I can see what mistakes […]