Weekly Roundup 12.25.16

A few small things: These doodles that illustrate what life as an introvert is like. Emma Stone's take on managing anxiety. And finally, more puppies. (Merry Christmas and happy Hanukkah to those celebrating.)

Weekly roundup 12.18.16

I've got lots of ideas for future posts kicking around the old noodle. For now, here are some things that were awesome this week: This article about how personality traits and mental illness are connected. It blew my mind. This article about anxiety sensitivity, which is essentially the same thing as a panic loop or … Continue reading Weekly roundup 12.18.16

Weekly Roundup 12.11.16

Heeeeeeey, I'm late posting this. Here's some cool stuff to make up for it: This kick-ass soup that I want to eat forever and ever. My first ever adult Christmas tree(read: taller than 1 ft) with this amazing Ron Swanson ornament. This article about reading, 'cause I read all the time.

Weekly Roundup 11.27.16

This is a short version because I was out of town for most of the week, but here are a few things I enjoyed this week: Manduka Mat Cleaner in Lavender, which helped me wipe up the tears I cried during practice. These comics about introverts, that explain things way better than I ever could. … Continue reading Weekly Roundup 11.27.16

Weekly Roundup 11.20.16

Here are some things that made me laugh, or think, or both this week: This study about how people process trauma differently. Going to a fundraiser for the amazing non-profit Kids Creative, where I worked for 6 years(? seven?). They teach conflict resolution and anti-bullying using theatre arts. It's the best. These super cute goats. … Continue reading Weekly Roundup 11.20.16

Weekly Roundup 11.13.16

As I said before, I have a lot of thoughts and feelings about this election. While I want to speak out about it, that's not the purpose of this blog. I can't promise that it won't find its way into my writing, but I will try to stay focused mostly on anxiety. That being said, … Continue reading Weekly Roundup 11.13.16

Weekly Roundup 11.6.16

One of the things that has helped me most has been keeping a bookmark folder full of anxiety resources, pictures of adorable puppies, or other things that I find interesting. It's been really cool to have a bank of go-tos that can cheer me up, remind me that I'm not alone, offer advice, or just … Continue reading Weekly Roundup 11.6.16

The Collective

I met Tabitha years ago when she was first dating my very good friend Adam. We were at his brother's then-girlfriend's kid's birthday party (say that five times fast), and the theme was to dress as your favorite villain. My date was Scar from The Lion King, I was Ursula from The Little Mermaid (I think?), and … Continue reading The Collective

Awesome things roundup

Courtesy of my excellent partner and step-mom, here are three rad articles about anxiety that you should definitely check out. The two big beliefs linked to anxiety Red Sox's Brian Johnson on his journey with anxiety Learning to love my anxiety   Coming up here: my strength training workout, what it's like to be the … Continue reading Awesome things roundup

How The Atlantic totally got anxiety management wrong

I've been super excited lately about how often well-known folks like Kristen Bell and others are being forthright and straightforward about their struggles with mental health. That is so freaking awesome. I love that we live in a world where people talking about being vulnerable, where people admit that they don't actually have their shit together all … Continue reading How The Atlantic totally got anxiety management wrong