Anxiety Help, Mindset

How We Can Learn About Mental Health from Watching Netflix’s Stranger Things

Part 2 of Stranger Things Season 4 comes out on tomorrow, so let's talk about Part 1 now. "Running Up That Hill" by Kate Bush was the number one download on Apple Music for a reason. The reason was this scene, the scene that portrays what anyone who has suffered from anxiety or depression would… Continue reading How We Can Learn About Mental Health from Watching Netflix’s Stranger Things

Anxiety Help, Self Care, Self Love

3 Baby Steps To Take When You Are Feeling Shame

Flushed cheeks, ears on fire, how can I disappear?  Just one embarrassing memory surfacing was all it took. As my heart palpitations thump in my ear and my breath grows shallow, I begin to panic.  Thoughts are stuck in a cycle of self-loathing.  All I want is to escape my body, to break free.  I… Continue reading 3 Baby Steps To Take When You Are Feeling Shame

Anxiety Help, Spiritual Direction

What Knitting Taught Me About Mindset

Photo by Pavel Danilyuk on Pexels.com What you do externally, impacts you internally. More than once, my yarn balls became tangled in knots, even after I started knitting. Let me tell you, it's not easy to undo knots when you have to work around giant needles and an unfinished project! It took time and concentration… Continue reading What Knitting Taught Me About Mindset

Anxiety Help, Rituals, Self Care

Three Daily Routines That Improved My Life

As we grow the habits of the person who we want to become, we get there piece by piece, barely even noticing the slow change until upon glancing in the mirror one day, we see who we were always meant to be. Because I envisioned myself a creative writer with an active healthy lifestyle, I… Continue reading Three Daily Routines That Improved My Life