Anxiety Mornings Are The Worst

Emotional level: 6 Mental level: 6 TODAY I LEARNED: The pressure to feel upbeat can make you feel downbeat. Embracing your darker moods is better in the long-run, psychology researchers found.   My body craves adventure. I deeply yearn to explore a new place, go looking for ghosts, or learn about a location with so…

Anxiety Days

Emotional level: 6 Mental level: 7 TODAY I LEARNED: A Belgian pigeon named Armando is worth $1.4 million.   I had a very bad day a few days ago. I was anxious before I went to sleep, anxious while I slept, and then even more anxious when I woke up. I had nightmares that truly…

Another Anxious Day

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Emotional level: 6 Mental level: 6 TODAY I LEARNED: There is more fresh water in the atmosphere than in all of the rivers on the planet combined.   Today I feel somewhat altered. It’s these dizzy days that make my anxiety flare up. Sometimes it’s just a lack of sleep, other times it’s part of…

Mental Health

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Emotion level: 7 Mental level: 6 I'm starting something new. From now on the emotional state and mental state that starts off every blog will have a rating from 0 to 10. Level 10 will be the absolute best of moods, and level 0 will be the worst. In comparison to detail, I prefer this…

The Crystals I Use for Anxiety

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Good morning! I hope everyone had an amazing weekend! Today I wanted to talk about the crystals I use for anxiety and panic. As it’s probably known by many, crystals will not get rid of anxiety for good… HOWEVER! In my experience, certain crystals do have the ability to ease anxiety symptoms along with many…

More Nature…Less Stress

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Recently a few friends and I traveled to Greenbrier. For those who don't know, Greenbrier is part of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park located in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. It's a beautiful place with magnificent river spots and tons to explore. It's also an amazing location to unwind and connect with nature...which is really what I've…

If My Anxiety Could Talk

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There's no doubt that if my anxiety could talk, it would scream almost endlessly. I'm not referring to the anxiety which occurs just moments before talking to a crush or right before it's time to go on stage. The anxiety I'm focusing on today is the kind that comes from GAD which is Generalized Anxiety…

More Depression and More Hope

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I'm not gonna lie, it's been hard. This past month I've gone through a lot of different emotions. I've considered a change of heart, I pushed past a lot of feelings that I should have paid more attention to. Most of all, I'm still going through my depression. I know it's something I'll continue to…

Believing in Yourself

I wasn't going to write about this today...but something changed my mind. There's quite a lot to be said about believing in yourself and the capacity of your own being. The rule seems to be that if we can believe in something, we can do it. I have always believed that through our hardest trials,…

Anxiety: My Story

Anxiety. The word itself brings to mind a macabre of terrible thoughts and feelings for those who suffer in its snares. It kicks and twists at the core of stability once thought strong. A year and so many months have passed since I had the terrible pleasure of meeting anxiety and the many facets that…