If you follow me on Instagram, you may know that I gave myself a goal to get outside every day starting November 1st and ending in the spring (starting time varies here in MN). Last winter I really struggled with my mental health throughout the season, and it only got worse as the winter dragged… Read More Plogging: What it is and how it can help the earth and your anxiety
When you think of ways to manage anxiety, I’m going to guess you may not think of ‘minimalism’ as a solution – although I think the correlation between the two has been getting some mainstream attention lately. But I’m going to also guess that you definitely wouldn’t think of zero waste. But what if I… Read More Minimalism and Zero Waste Living Can Help with Anxiety: Here’s How
I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again. Anxiety can be a b*tch. It can sneak up on you when you’re least expecting it, it can always be ‘there’ – making you feel like you can never get a break, or, it can rear its ugly head and go full force on you. I’ve… Read More Anxiety: 25 Things to do When You Have a Fear of the Unknown + a Free Printable!
Trying to do all the things. Lack of self care. Not sleeping enough. These are things that you may be able to pinpoint as anxiety triggers. Heck, even a lack of mindfulness in your life may be obvious to you (if not, that’s OK too). But did you know that there may be other things… Read More 10 Unexpected Things That May be Triggering Your Anxiety
Your anxiety is lying to you, because anxiety can be a great big liar. Anxiety is the mind’s (also known as ego) way of protecting us from situations and things it perceives as threats – whether valid or not. It encourages us to stay home when we should really go out. It tells us we… Read More Your anxiety is lying to you: Here are 8 Lies My Anxiety Tells Me & How I Move Past Them
Do you feel your chest tighten whenever you read about the earth’s temperature rising or sea ice melting or yet another natural disaster caused by climate change? Do you feel a pang of guilt every time you have to buy something in single-use packaging at the store because there are no other options? Or when… Read More Eco Anxiety and Guilt: The What and The How (to Manage)
***Trigger warning – talks about anxiety (see anxiety-related resources at the bottom of post). Contains swearing. *** Anxiety. It’s like the little engine that could, right? Those who have dealt with it know this to be true. I’m not talking about anxiety that strikes when you’re about to do a presentation, or when you’re on… Read More Anxiety. The Little B*tch Monster that Could.