Steps I’ve Taken to Care for My Mental Health

Mental health is a journey that I am still trying to navigate and understand. It’s never easy to truly comprehend what might be wrong beneath the surface, but over time I have found ways to take care of myself and be gentle when confronting my inner turmoil. May is Mental Health Awareness Month and in lieu of that, I wanted to share a few tips I’ve learned along the way to take care of my mental health. Continue reading “Steps I’ve Taken to Care for My Mental Health”

Tips I’ve Learned to Manage My Anxiety

With the world in a state of a global pandemic, it’s easy to feel incredibly stressed out right now. People on social media joke that “my anxiety has anxiety,” and although it certainly feels that way, it does not have to be scary. Here are some tips I’ve learned along the way to manage my anxiety not only during a global crisis, but in my everyday life as well. Disclaimer: I am not a professional and I have not been clinically diagnosed with anxiety, however these tips have worked for me personally when I have bouts of anxiety attacks. Continue reading “Tips I’ve Learned to Manage My Anxiety”

4 Changes I Made in My Life to Practice Mindfulness

One of my New Year’s resolutions is to be more mindful. Oftentimes I feel that I am not present with myself, and overall I know I need to do better about putting myself first and blocking out unnecessary noise. Ever since I made these four changes to my life, I noticed a big difference in how I feel about myself. Here’s what I have been doing. Continue reading “4 Changes I Made in My Life to Practice Mindfulness”

Falling Out of a Seasonal Funk

The transition from summer to fall has always been the hardest for me and I’ve never understood why because fall is my favorite season.

I was feeling a bit down all September, so I really tried to sit in my thoughts to figure out how I can pull myself out of this funk because mental health is important to take care of and should never be overlooked. I’m happy to report that I’m in a much better place now, thankfully. Here’s what I did differently. Continue reading “Falling Out of a Seasonal Funk”