Anxiety

What is the crisis text line (& how it works when you text in)

I’m a big mental health advocate – and if you’ve read the blog before you likely know that. One piece of being a mental health advocate is wanting accessibility to mental health resources for all. Unfortunately, that is something that many people don’t have.  Disclaimer: I am not a mental health professional, and the information… Read More What is the crisis text line (& how it works when you text in)

Anxiety, Mindfulness

How to practice self compassion (with actual examples)

Compassion. Do you practice it? Towards others? Here is a definition of what compassion is: Compassion: sympathetic consciousness of others’ distress together with a desire to alleviate it. But I’m not talking about compassion for others – because for a lot of us, that seems to come easy. I’m talking about how to show compassion… Read More How to practice self compassion (with actual examples)

Anxiety, Decluttering, Mindfulness, Minimalism, Zero Waste Living

11 of the best FREE apps to help you live a more mindful, minimalist, & eco-friendly life

Part of living more mindful, minimalist, and eco-friendly living means reducing – a term I call ‘reduction-based living’. Reduction-based living (mindfulness, minimalism, anxiety management, and zero waste living), like any lifestyle change, can have challenges. And while overcoming the challenges are so worth it, I’m all about introducing a little help where I can.  And… Read More 11 of the best FREE apps to help you live a more mindful, minimalist, & eco-friendly life

Anxiety, Decluttering, Mindfulness, Minimalism, Zero Waste Living

26 Mindfulness, Minimalism, Anxiety Management, & Zero Waste Living Book Recommendations

It’s time for my annual (third one this year!) book list/reviews of everything I read last in 2019. My goal for each year is to read the number of the year – so, in 2019, I had a goal of reading 19 books. This year, it will be 20.  I’m super excited to share that… Read More 26 Mindfulness, Minimalism, Anxiety Management, & Zero Waste Living Book Recommendations

Anxiety, Zero Waste Living

9 (free) Community-Based Actions You Can Do To Combat Eco Anxiety, Eco Guilt, and Eco Grief

The American Psychological Association has eco-anxiety listed as an official mental illness. They even have an entire guide on the topic. Eco anxiety has been getting a lot of press lately, and for good reason. It’s becoming more and more prevalent in our society, and not just in adults. In our kids too.  What’s not… Read More 9 (free) Community-Based Actions You Can Do To Combat Eco Anxiety, Eco Guilt, and Eco Grief