Tag: Anxiety

Why Cat-Calling Affects My Mental Health

Why Cat-Calling Affects My Mental Health

This literally just happened to me less than an hour ago. And now I’m sitting here writing, processing, and trying not to let my mind spiral out of control. I don’t want to have a panic attack. I don’t want to let this affect my […]

Understanding the Fight, Flight and Freeze Response in the Brain

Understanding the Fight, Flight and Freeze Response in the Brain

I’ve spent a lot of time this past year studying and learning about the brain; how the different parts communicate and work together. I’ve researched, read, and talked to doctors & health professionals to learn more about how the brain works and how it can take control for us in […]

Anxiety Illustrated

Anxiety Illustrated

I found the article below on one of my favorite websites: Greatist.   Greatist.com is a website with a mission to spread healthy attitudes around the world (YES!) by offering realistic choices that you can make (and actually stick with!! YESYES!) to help you live your healthiest, happiest life. Simply put, (and straight from their website) […]

For Hire: Personal Cheerleader

For Hire: Personal Cheerleader

Job Description: Someone to follow me around and offer words of encouragement on demand. Okay maybe not… that seems a little creepy actually. Maybe we can work out an on-call deal. Or… maybe I’ll just bookmark this AMAZING Pep Talk Generator instead. The Pep Talk Generator, a project by Babe Vibes, designed […]

Be Kind to Yourself

A couple weeks ago, I was having a heart-felt conversation with someone that led to me talking about my fears, self-doubt, and insecurities.  In that conversation, I was asked a question that continues to linger in my mind… “What would you say if someone was saying these same things […]

Collection for a Cause  |  The Be Free Collection

Collection for a Cause | The Be Free Collection

Sometimes what you’re most afraid of doing, is the very thing that will set you free.   Embrace uncertainty. – Sometimes what you don’t want is exactly what you need.  Sometimes what you’re most afraid of doing is the very thing that will set you […]

13 Things Anyone Who Loves A Highly Sensitive Person Should Know

It’s important to remember when you read any mental health related articles, that EVERYBODY is different; everyone’s thoughts, feelings and experiences are different.  Listen to the person you love, as only they can really know what they need. As a highly sensitive person with anxiety, there are things […]