Month: December 2017

Champagne wishes & caviar dreams

Having anxiety is a constant battle and most days that voice tells me that I’m weak, I shouldn’t speak up and become self-consciousness about everything. It’s exhausting I know that I’m hard on myself and I strive to push past this every day –…

Breathe in, Breathe Out

Breathing can be a challenge when you have anxiety. When I become aware of my breath, I sometimes get a feeling in the pit of my stomach that I might be focusing too much on it. This can make my breathing irregular – which…

Panic and Getting Diagnosed

I remember my first panic attack; it was in High School in one of my math classes when we received a test back. Math was never one of my strong suits, but I studied ridiculously hard and felt quite confident going in. When she…

25 Days and 25 Ways

My best friend started a Facebook group this month with a goal to write 25 Self Care Tips in 25 days. It’s been great waking up to these tips, especially when you get caught up in your own mind and forget certain things. Today’s…

Anxiety Is…

Anxiety is automatically waking up at 5 am because you assumed your 6 am alarm clock didn’t go off. It’s checking your watch to determine how much time you could get if only you could just fall back asleep. “Is it 5:15, only?” It’s…

What is Anxiety?

With anxiety your fear and/or worry does not go away and if left untreated can get worse over time. Fear, stress, and nerves are normal feelings and experiences for us. It can creep up on you at any moment and interfere with your daily…