Tag: Anxiety

Day 159, Quote 14: “Brave does not mean…”

Reading Time: 6 minutes We’re shifting. I’ve been running on movie quotes this year and JP and I have been watching A LOT of movies. The spring was tough and there were more date night’s in,s o we revisited some of our favorites and found some new ones. Some inspired me and struck something that made me want to […]

Life of A Fit College Student Series: “It’s Your Turn Traditional Dozen – Mental Health and School Work”

Reading Time: 5 minutes I’ve talked about Alicia before. She’s younger than me. She’s a junior in college and I’m 27. Without social media our paths would have never crossed. Without peanut butter we would’ve never started talking. Without talking we would’ve never seen past the social media posts and learned that we are more alike than we could’ve […]

It’s Your Turn Series: Post 11 “Life in My Days: 22 Years of Mental Illness and Counting”

Reading Time: 3 minutes This is Ahmad. He encouraged me to start this series. Yes, I am working through my own anxiety, my own PTSD, and I have no issue talking about it. But, there’s a but. But what about those who don’t share their stories. They don’t have an outlet to do so. They don’t think someone will […]

It’s Your Turn Series: Post 10 “A Fight Worth Fighting”

Reading Time: 3 minutes There have been quite a few who have reached out to share their stories and how mental health has impacted them, their families and what they believe to be their ability to be a mother. We know that events trigger us to develop these disorders we’ve been talking about in this series, but I don’t […]

It’s Your Turn Series: Post 9 “Scarlet Letter”

Reading Time: 3 minutes October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It was also Domestic Violence Awareness Month. I’m sure there’s a third cause out there that was also supposed to be highlighted and educate the public. I will not downplay that both of these causes are important. 1 in 8 women are impacted by breast cancer. 1 in 3 […]

It’s Your Turn Series: Post 8 “I Am Not What Happened To Me, I Am What I Choose To Become.”

Reading Time: 5 minutes  When I emailed with Sarah, she told me that she had pushed aside her anxiety out of how I might sound to someone else. She’s not the only one. There are so many people that have experienced various traumas, almost all of which are out their control, but yet they take on shame. We are […]