I'll start off my saying that a happy list is not the same as a gratitude list. Though I may be grateful for the things that make me happy, it's simpler than that. A happy list doesn't have to have things that you feel obligated to feel thankful for, it's more relaxed than that. It's just things that make you smile, make your heart warm and make you feel like life is worth living.
I've experienced and struggled with anxiety since I was a child. Through lots of research and trial and error, I've found strategies and remedies for managing it. *Note: These remedies aren't in replacement of medications, they simply may aid in highly anxious times. I use these remedies on top of my medication as "spot treatment."… Continue reading My Top 3 Natural Remedies for Anxiety
"The trademark of an empath is feeling and absorbing other people's emotions and/or physical symptoms because of their high sensitivities. For anyone who' questioned if they are, in fact, an empath- you likely are if you posses any or all of the following qualities: Feeling or experiencing the emotions of others Feeling or experiencing the physical symptoms… Continue reading My Experience as an Empath
I'm an avid poetry book reader. I have read some that I love, and some that didn't resonate with me. Here are my top 5 poetry books I read when I'm struggling with mental illness (in no particular order.) The Sun and Her Flowers- Rupi Kaur Words cannot express my love for this author. She… Continue reading 5 Poetry Books to Read When You’re Struggling
Taking medication for mental illness has always been a struggle for me. Not because I think it makes me weak, but because I know most of society thinks so. I'd like to raise the argument that taking medication isn't for the weak, but for the fighters, the people ready to battle the side effects, judgement… Continue reading Medication and Mental Illness
Self-care is a very diverse form of care. It can be as simple as drinking more water and as complex as signing up for a yoga retreat once a year. I like to keep my self-care fairly simple and cost-effective. Today I'm going to share my all time favourite self-care products and explain why I… Continue reading My Favourite Self-Care Products