Anti-Drug? Nope – I’m ON drugs. 

Getting into the holistic health industry is nothing short of fascinating, and on a personal level this journey has changed my life. The learning curve has been more of a steep hill, but I’ve managed it. I’ve made changes not just in food, but also in my routine , and this has given me a […]

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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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Anxiety Roller Coaster: The Least Fun Ride Ever

When I was 16 years old, I had my first panic attack. Not a feeling of panic, but a full blown, out-of-my-own-reality panic attack. I felt the intense weight of the depersonalization and derealization as the world seemed to slip away from me. I’ve never been the same since. I’ve been struggling with some pretty […]

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Cravings – Ah! What do I do?

Hey #strongbabes ,  when you get a chance check out my latest youtube video where I talk about two strategies I use to deal with CRAVINGS!     Thanks for stopping by!

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