We were raised to think that even just the words “mental issues” meant a person was crazy.
It was in the late 90s, that my anxiety began. I was 17 years old. I was in a bad relationship, and looking back on it now, it was definitely an emotionally abusive one. It was the ultimate trigger to my years of anxiousness that would follow.Read more
"The idle mind is the devil’s playground.”
The above picture was taken exactly 10 days before I experienced my first panic attack and was sent to the ER.Read more
Working through a panic attack is really hard.
I was born with a vision impairment that I worked hard to never let get in my way. People often told me that I couldn’t do things because of my vision, but I would find a way to do them anyway without holding backRead more
The only master I'm serving at the moment is myself.
I think I had to Google ‘what is anxiety?’ to learn I was anxious. I experienced the emotion, but what was anxiety’s medical definition?Mental health was not brought up around...Read more
Even a mess can be good.
Before I tell my story, I would like to say two things. One, the woman who started this site is one of the most amazing people I have ever met,...Read more
“I do it to defeat the anxiety monster that seems to be lingering around the corner each morning when the alarm goes off, telling me how unprepared I am for the day."
The crashing sound of my alarm goes off in the morning. I get up in a foggy hazy to read that it’s 5:00 am.My mind immediately races to all of...Read more