Everything all the time

The dude and I were on one of our walks the other day, just kind of talking through future stuff and next steps. In the course of our conversation, I realized that there's no single place where you can go to get¬†everything you might need for anxiety resources; I might be wrong, but I feel … Continue reading Everything all the time

Self-care tips

Before we dive into the actual tips part, I feel like I should probably give you a run-down of my self-care history (spoiler alert, it's not great). My parents got divorced when I was really young, and I have no memory of them as a couple. It's weird to me when they're in the same … Continue reading Self-care tips

Weekly Roundup 5.28.17

Weekly roundup is back! Sorry I haven't done it lately - some friends got married, there's a lot happening at school, etc, etc. But here we go! This article about why bad moods are good for you This dog and baby playing because nothing is better than baby screeches This dachshund who wants all of … Continue reading Weekly Roundup 5.28.17

Weekly Roundup 4.16.17

I've been on spring break for a week, and it has been GLORIOUS. Spring is here, there's so much sunshine, I get to be outside all the time, I've seen a lot of friends I was neglecting and got to hang out with my nephew and sister. It's been ūüíĮ. Here are some of the … Continue reading Weekly Roundup 4.16.17

Making and using a weighted blanket

Guys! I made my weighted blanket! Isn't she gorgeous? A weighted blanket is exactly what it sounds like. It's¬†a blanket sewn into a grid and in each square of the grid is some kind of weight, usually plastic pellets(natural stuff like corn and rice works, but can rot and isn't washable). You snuggle up under … Continue reading Making and using a weighted blanket

Weekly Roundup 3.5.17

Weekly roundup is back! Check out: This listicle about things people do because of their depression. These photos showing the public and private sides of people (ok, they happen to be celebrities but let's ignore that because I'm not into celebrity culture). These dogs, who are BFFs, and one helps the other with his anxiety. … Continue reading Weekly Roundup 3.5.17

Weekly Roundup 2.12.17

Some things: This meltdown guide, which is THE BEST simple and clear advice on how to be the partner of someone with anxiety, panic attacks, and/or depression(and is also generally a good guide for being a partner/human). The Wikipedia article on Nellie Bly, who exposed the awful treatment of asylum patients in 1887 and changed … Continue reading Weekly Roundup 2.12.17

Weekly Roundup 1.15.17

Since I'll be spending the majority of my day lesson planning (hey,¬†Hamlet), here are some fun things for you to look at that I may or may not be using to procrastinate. This study on using apps to help with mental health. This list of rad, dapper women who make looking at Instagram awesome. Our … Continue reading Weekly Roundup 1.15.17

Goodbye, 2016 + Weekly Roundup 1.1.17

I'm not much for New Year's resolutions - personally I think you should be working on your shit all year long - but something I want to start working on happens to coincide with the beginning of 2017, so here we are. I want to start saying yes more. I used to practice this a … Continue reading Goodbye, 2016 + Weekly Roundup 1.1.17

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