I always hear how amazing being in nature is supposed to be for you mentally and physically. I always had a desire to be outdoors. I ran in my backyard pretending to be Pocahontas and singing “Colors of the Wind. Last year, I made a list of ten activities I would do if I were… Read More Outdoor Activities with Anxiety & Depression: It Started Simply
Being a person with anxiety and depression, I can be a little unpredictable. I do not always know when anxiety or depression will strike. I can do everything I should be doing, medication, coping mechanisms, self-awareness, but I can still have moments that catch me off guard. I can also surprise myself in my moments… Read More A Weekend of Anxiety Attacks, Happiness, Limits & Fun
For two weeks I explored from San Francisco to Seattle. Hiked. Camped. Rock Climbed. With a few others. Basically lived in a tent and took only a few showers. For some, this may not sound bad. For me, it was challenging. I become overwhelmed being surrounded by people all the time. Intense physical activity makes… Read More Bring On Life: I Can Handle It
This Sunday I returned to Connecticut after a two week trip out west. My friends and I arrived in San Francisco and then drove up throughout the next two weeks and flew out of Seattle. This trip included a lot of camping, hiking, rock climbing, and driving. In total there was six of us, but… Read More Five Tips for Group Travel When You Have Anxiety and Depression
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… Read More Two and a Half Week Adventure- Follow me on Instagram to keep up!
Click here to access the Free Mental Health Travel Planner. Traveling can be an incredible experience. Going to new places. Meeting new people. Experiencing a new culture. Eating new food. Learning new things about the world and yourself. I have always enjoyed travel since I was younger, but starting in my early twenties, this came… Read More Mental Health Travel Planner- FREE Download
I want to travel. There are so many places I want to see that I cannot just pick one, but Iceland and Patagonia are on the top of my list. I’m nervous, though. I’m nervous that I will be too scared to actually go. I hadn’t traveled internationally since Peru in April 2015. I traveled… Read More Day 13: Discuss Something on Your Bucket List