Setting Boundaries: Holiday Edition

Post may contain affiliate links. I make a commission on purchases at no additional cost to you. ‘Tis the season of holiday functions, parties, gatherings, and events. This also means ’tis the season for crotchety people to give you unsolicited advice, comments, and garbage. If you’re a parent, this is an especially riveting time of… Read More Setting Boundaries: Holiday Edition

National UnFriend Day & a Guide to Evaluating Friendships

Post contains affiliate links. I make a commission from purchases made at no additional cost to you. HAPPY NATIONAL UNFRIEND DAY! I feel like I could have made this “holiday” up myself. The last few years especially, I’ve been chopping people out of my life, deleting friends on Facebook, deleting old phone numbers, removing myself… Read More National UnFriend Day & a Guide to Evaluating Friendships

Gift Guide for the Anxious Friend

Post contains affiliate links. I make a commission from purchases made at no additional cost to you. “It’s time to trade in my regular anxiety, for my festive anxiety” Word. ‘Tis the season of festive events causing festive anxiety. Fa la la la laaaaaaa! I truly love the holidays. My veins are actually colored Christmas… Read More Gift Guide for the Anxious Friend

5 Things I did that I didn’t realize were signs of anxiety

Anxiety! Everyone feels anxious sometimes. Important meetings, first dates, big events, all can lead to people feeling anxious, excited, jittery, etc. For a long time, I didn’t realize my anxious feelings were different than what anyone else was experiencing. I knew when it came to social situations, I had what I called “Social Anxiety”, and… Read More 5 Things I did that I didn’t realize were signs of anxiety

The Books I Loved in 2021 (So far)

This post contains affiliate links. I make a small commission through these links at no additional cost to you. Books are magic. October is magic. What better time to start blogging about books than in the magical month of October? As I shift into blogging about mental health and my personal journey, I’ll be sprinkling… Read More The Books I Loved in 2021 (So far)

Encouraging Quotes for when your Mental Health is Overwhelming

This post may contain affiliate links. I make a small commission off of purchases made through links at no additional cost to you. When I was in the beginning of my mental health journey, my sobriety journey, my parenting journey and even my therapy journey, I found myself on Pinterest looking up quotes and memes… Read More Encouraging Quotes for when your Mental Health is Overwhelming