Warrior Wednesday: Lauren

Today for Warrior Wednesday, I am so proud to share with you guys this snippet of my sister’s life. For those of you still getting to know me, I have a twin sister. We both have anxiety, but interestingly enough I find our experiences of it to be so different. Lauren first experienced a panic […]

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Warrior Wednesday: Amber

I’ve been waiting all day to write this post. Ever since I reached out to Amber for this series, I eagerly awaited her story. Amber is one of those people who you can tell is as real and as genuine as they come. She is also amazingly brave, which she displays in her willingness to […]

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Warrior Wednesday: Me

Hey Strong Babes! In honour of May being Mental Health Awareness month, I’m doing a new series each Wednesday in May called “Warrior Wednesday”. I am going to be sharing the “war stories” of mental health struggles – funny, sad, serious, embarrassing as hell, and everything in between. Talking about mental health is so important […]

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Why are you Depressed? 

Like many other things in mental health, depression is multifaceted – there are many signs, symptoms, explanations, and origins behind depression. It cannot be explained simply. It can’t be encompassed simply, and it shouldn’t be treated simply. So why are you depressed? A lot of the stigma that still has a stronghold on mental health […]

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Anxiety made me Successful

I know you think that the title is a far stretch, but trust me, once you read this post you will be a believer. I’m stubborn in my ways and always have been. I attribute this to my early anxiety, which manifested itself mainly in my need to control things. Ask anyone who knows me […]

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Anxiety: What an Adventure

The other day my boyfriend sent me a text, which read “Do you want to go to the gym later? I’ll wait for you”  Bless his heart for being so considerate. It had already been a morning of classes, and I was on my way to work, so he would have been waiting awhile. Unsure, […]

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Anxiety is NOT a Character Flaw

Hey #strongbabes – guess what? It’s almost 2017! It’s only natural that this time of year would cause many of us to pause and reflect, as we venture forward into the New Year. This post is for those of us who, despite trying this year, still feel like they aren’t good enough. This post is for […]

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God Wants My Life to be Hard

If that title doesn’t get you in the festive spirit, I don’t know what will! One has to wonder what would possess me to write such a post today. Well, my inspiration knows no season you guys, I write simply when my creative spirit pleases to. And today I realized something very important, and I […]

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I HAVE ANXIETY: When do I tell my partner?

This quiet Saturday morning is the perfect opportunity for story time, so buckle in with a hot cup of somethin’, cause I’m about to tell you all how I told Matthew that I have anxiety. It was 8 am – early, I know. I had been up for a while, excited about the fact that […]

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I’m not a bitch, I just have anxiety 

This post was almost titled “maintaining friendships and anxiety”, but I felt that it wouldn’t really convey the message I am so eager to express today. I’m not a bitch. At least I don’t think so (??). Based on feedback from the people surround me I have been told I am a kind and respectable, […]

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