By this point, Dry January was way more than I had expected. My perceptions of my daily habits and myself were warped, and my ability to control my anxiety was dwindling.
The holidays can get a little crazy. Whether you’re traveling or people are coming to stay with you, the break in your normal schedule can be especially hard for those of us with mental health issues. It’s more important than ever to up the self-care and stick to a schedule.
You know those moments when your brain goes into hyper drive? The things you have to do start piling up in your head. You start wondering about what the next week, month, year, or decade will look like for you. You question your past decisions, or that little thing that irked you last week suddenly […]
Let people know that World Mental Health Day is a thing and that it matters just as much as Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Down Syndrome Awareness Month and AIDS Awareness Month and every real-life issue that we talk about.
There are so many things I don’t tell my friends and family simply because the act of speaking is too much. Yikes. It’s a problem, and I need to come up with a way to solve it.
So, imagine my pure joy when I discovered a tiny, free app on my phone that can whisk me away from my overbearing emotions with a pair of headphones and a tap of my finger. Now entering…the world of podcasts.
What do you do when the lows begin to overtake the highs? Especially when those lows come right before a weekend trip with a big group of friends (or family or boyfriend’s family or whoever)?
Short answer – you deal.
Long answer – keep reading.