How to Be a Free Spirit Even Though You Had a Panic Attack 3 Minutes Ago

Full disclosure: I stole the title of this post from a meme I saw on Instagram and it described me so well that I knew I had to write a post about it. If you know the original author, please let me know so I can give him/her credit. I think anyone who experiences chronicContinue reading “How to Be a Free Spirit Even Though You Had a Panic Attack 3 Minutes Ago”

Confessions of a 20 Something: On Depression, Anxiety, and How I Learned to Be Okay With Not Being Okay

When I was thinking about writing this blog, I kept asking myself when did this all start? When did I become this person so riddled with depression and anxiety? Did it have something to do with my biological father leaving at a young age? Did it have to do with finding out that my favoriteContinue reading “Confessions of a 20 Something: On Depression, Anxiety, and How I Learned to Be Okay With Not Being Okay”

My Biggest Take Away From Earning a Psychology Degree

I’ve always been fascinated by the mind. From growing up watching Criminal Minds and wanting to be in the BAU to endless true crime documentaries, I was constantly trying to understand the inner workings of the most twisted minds. Why? For the longest time, I didn’t know, but a book I read recently put itContinue reading “My Biggest Take Away From Earning a Psychology Degree”

How to Take Your First Actionable Step Towards Mental Wellness

It’s intuitive to think that the first step towards mental wellness starts, well, in your mind. That’s true for the most part. You need to recognize that your current mental state is not working for you and decide you want to improve it. However, the first actionable step you need to take is actually physical.Continue reading “How to Take Your First Actionable Step Towards Mental Wellness”

Happiness and All the Lies It’s Sold Us

When I was a kid, I use to wish for the same thing every year on my birthday. Want to guess what it was? It wasn’t for more toys or candy or to be rich and famous. Even as I got older, I didn’t wish to be skinny and beautiful or for my parents toContinue reading “Happiness and All the Lies It’s Sold Us”