Feels and 90s movies

If you've been following for a while, you already know that my mission and purpose in writing has become simply this- to help people better acknowledge, process, and respond to their emotions. I think it's so important because I spent the majority of my life stuffing emotions and they eventually poured out in an ugly,…

Real Talk. {Anxiety}

Anxiety is an emotion, not a disorder. Let's get that straight. I say "I have anxiety" for convenience, but it's far more accurate to say "I have an anxiety disorder." Here's the difference: Anxiety is a normal feeling. It's that rush of panic when you realize your car keys are lost, the drive that pushes you…

The faith not to receive

Disclaimer: This post is religious. Obviously. If that's not something you're into just scroll right on down to another post. But my faith is such a huge part of my concept of the world that it's impossible for me not to talk about it. I spent 14 months in south Texas studying faith. I had…

Fear will be your enemy

Double points if you know where this title is from May the odds be ever in your favor... (Photo credit to the amazing Hiliary at Kylee Ann Studios) Now on to my post, wherein I teach you how to create a hierarchy and face your fears and basically CONQUER THE WORLD. Dear Fear, you suck.…

What matters most

My therapist Kate (AKA the mental health goddess) recently place 3 cards on the table in front of me. We hold most of our therapy sessions sitting criss-cross on the ground by the coffee table in her office. This isn't your traditional counseling. The cards gave me three categories: Not Important to Me, Important to…