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Tag: mental health

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 […]

How my disability is teaching me to be more body positive

How my disability is teaching me to be more body positive

Feeling good, like genuinely good and not just a ‘hey I took a good selfie’ good, about your body is freaking hard. Especially with social media. Everywhere you look, you’re bombarded with beautiful people and we’re always our own worst critics, so we compare. If […]

Guilt associated with your disability

Guilt associated with your disability

My friend mentioned to me on NYE that in 2018 she wants to stop apologizing for things that aren’t her fault/out of her control. What up Sam, you inspired a post while you were drunk off champagne! Thanks for that. I’ve been thinking about that pretty […]

Feeling sad during the holidays

Feeling sad during the holidays

Okay, but really now, how is Christmas only 4 days away? How is that an actual thing? December just started. That can’t be right. I love the holidays and I love the anticipation of them. This time of year is supposed to be exciting and […]