I’ll Be There For You: Helping To Handle Anxiety

For the past six months, I have been praying for a way to effectively start, and continue, the conversation of mental health in my sphere of influence. At first, I thought solely sharing my experiences would be the best way to teach and reach people who suffer, or who love someone who suffers. That is…

You can’t skip the struggle

Sometimes, I lose my shit.And I'm not talking about a few glistening tears on my cheek either. I'm talking about full blown meltdowns, epic panic attacks, and raging fury... fueled by an all encompassing fear.  Recently, these episodes have been more frequent and devastating, leaving me withered and weak. And now, as I sit alone…

I’ve Got It Under Control

In grade school, I struggled in the "works well with others" category. Which I'm sure was frustrating to my parents, because they could get a tutor for vocabulary or geometry... However, they just don't have a "How To Be Less Bossy 101" course in your average elementary school. I received politely passive aggressive remarks on…