Category: anxiety

There’s an App for that!

It’s hard to ask for help, but luckily in today’s society, there’s an app for that! Even though I preach of talking to others, its hard to take that first step to open up about what we struggle with. I blog openly about it…

Jumping to Conclusions

When I was younger and didn’t know how to assess my anxiety correctly, I fell into several thinking traps. The biggest one that I had to overcome was jumping to conclusions. I was an expert at making predictions about what was going to happen…

Anxiety and Parenthood

It’s been 21 weeks since we brought our little one home. I still remember that first night, how her shrieks wouldn’t stop and her tiny face turning blue. I was exhausted and crying, gliding her swaddled body across my chest, thinking that I was…

That’s a Wrap!

Last year when I wrote my reflections, I left out some huge news that I didn’t make public until February. I was PREGNANT! I was ecstatic but reserved the news for many reasons. It wasn’t until my grandmother was admitted to the ICU that…

6 Anxiety Tips

Before I end the year with my personal reflections, I thought it might be helpful for my readers to know what I usually do to keep my anxiety at bay The best thing that anyone can do is make their own type of routine,…

Automatic Thoughts

CBT Technique: How to Change Automatic Thoughts Do you ever find yourself reacting negatively? I hate to admit that I’m my own worst enemy, and will always put myself down even if there’s no reason to. “I’m not good enough.” “I’m a disappointment.” “Everyone…

New Doctor, New Diagnosis?

How to make sure your Therapist or Psychiatrist is a right fit for you I recently went to see a new psychiatrist. I’m not always keen on seeing someone new, as it usually takes a lot out of me going over what has happened…