"Soul Sickness." I have used this term many times in my life to describe the condition of my spirit when I feel broken, lost, without purpose, direction or meaning. I have felt this way a few times. I refer to them now as my relapses. The reason being is my symptoms have a familiar pattern, … Continue reading Soul Sickness
I feel guilty a lot. I try not to feel that way, but I would be lying if I said I didn't. Living with anxiety means you become creative with your parenting. You plan staycations instead of far away vacations. I can vacation, but not alone with my child like I wish I could. You … Continue reading Mom Guilt
It has been a busy week of learning and growing for me. I have been diving deeply into the Courageworks class by Brene Brown and I am learning so much. I wanted to share with you an exercise I did this week in the class. We needed to take a pic of our hand on … Continue reading Gremlins at the Door
Mediocre feels insecure. It feels uncertain. It feels like a tinge of hope, but element of fear all at the same time.
As a regular live stream presenter who talks about "Parenting with Anxiety", I need to address something that is bothering me. I believe very deeply that you can have a mental illness and participate in the world as a parent, employee, spouse, friend and whatever else you do that defines your role in society. I also … Continue reading Anxiety is Not an Excuse