Two and a Half Week Adventure- Follow me on Instagram to keep up! 

So this afternoon I'm leaving on a jet plane to go out west for two and half weeks. I'll be hiking, rock climbing, relaxing and drinking some brews. I'm not bringing my computer and probably won't have access to internet most of the time anyway, so I probably won't be writing blog posts. I'm sure… Continue reading Two and a Half Week Adventure- Follow me on Instagram to keep up! 

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When One Chapter Ends: Handling the Anxiety

This past week I finished graduate school. I presented my thesis and had the recognition ceremony. When I first went to graduate school, I had a tough time. I ended a treacherous relationship and moved to a new state with a roommate I didn’t know well. It was a strange time. I was lost and… Continue reading When One Chapter Ends: Handling the Anxiety

Celebrating My Progress – Moving Past the Struggles of the Past

This week marks an end to a period in my life: graduate school. On Friday (hopefully), I will be graduating from my program. I still need to complete my presentation (an hour long) on Thursday. It’s an exciting time. Completing this degree will give me a sense of accomplishment. It will be giving me something… Continue reading Celebrating My Progress – Moving Past the Struggles of the Past

My 5 Rules When Moving with Anxiety and Depression

Tomorrow I’m moving back home. After almost two years of living on my own, I’m moving back home. I’m finishing graduate school next week which is great, obviously. Then a week after that I’m going on a trip out west. I’m looking forward to that, but I'm nervous about coming home. I do not have… Continue reading My 5 Rules When Moving with Anxiety and Depression

How to Handle Rejection When You Have Anxiety & Depression

Rejections are difficult for most people. It comes and messes up your viewpoint of your life and self-worth. When you have anxiety and/or depression, rejection can come down a little bit harder. It can set you back a little bit more. Dig the hole you are already in a little bit deeper. It tears at… Continue reading How to Handle Rejection When You Have Anxiety & Depression

On To Discovering My Self-Worth

Last week I talked about my journey to self-love. How it can look a little different than what others might expect and how self-love looks for me with anxiety and depression always being there. I have an issue with remembering this at times. My biggest issue is allowing myself to take up space. Last year,… Continue reading On To Discovering My Self-Worth

Pictures Don’t Show it All

Girl smiling in front of a mountain

This is a picture of me during my hike of Mount Katahdin. You can see me smiling and looking happy. And I was at this specific moment. What this picture doesn't show is that I was crying twenty minutes before because of a lost friendship and feeling like I couldn't do anything right. It doesn't… Continue reading Pictures Don’t Show it All

Giving Energy to Negative People

Certain topics or triggers strike me to my core. My insecurities that pop up throughout my daily life. I hate when these insecurities take control. It mostly happens at the most inconvenient times. It happens after a great weekend. Days of happiness and contentedness. Then it feels as if things are going to good -… Continue reading Giving Energy to Negative People