I’m Having a Hard Time Today
The amount of anxiety I have today and that i've had for the past couple of days, is insane. I cannot get myself off of mindless social media scrolling. I cannot find the energy to go outside and enjoy the beautiful weather. I have a headache, my mind is racing and I feel alone. I… Continue reading I’m Having a Hard Time Today
Happy Saturday! 😜 -Jen
Should We be Accepting of our Emotions?
So many times during my bouts of anxiety, which is often, I know that there is no reason to be worried or thinking about what I am. However, It is so difficult to stop the thoughts and emotions on the spot. It can be incredibly frustrating because many times I understand the irrationality of my… Continue reading Should We be Accepting of our Emotions?
The Secret of Becoming Mentally Strong: Video
Hey Dearies! One of my friends on Facebook shared this video and I think it's very helpful. If you have 15 min, please watch it. Amy Morin, a licensed clinical social worker and psychotherapist speaks on how we can take small steps to better our mental state and become stronger. http://youtu.be/TFbv757kup4 Jen Xo
Investing in Myself
Hey guys! So I applied to school and was accepted about 6 months ago. I went and declared my major of Social Work, went to the transfer student orientation, saw my adviser and was well on my way. When I went to register for classes however, all of the classes I wanted or needed… Continue reading Investing in Myself
When is it time to stop seeing your therapist?
For the past 13 weeks, the question that continued to plaque me was "When is it time to stop seeing my therapist?" Since I stopped seeing Dr. B last year, due to her office no longer accepting insurance, I was very anxious about finding someone new. I had a great connection with Dr. B. She… Continue reading When is it time to stop seeing your therapist?
I'm not sure when it became socially acceptable to bring up a person's weight or frame in conversation; especially when you don't know them! I am a very thin person; always have been this way. I'm petite! I'm all of 4'10 and under 100 pounds. This seems to bug complete strangers or amaze them, because… Continue reading Socially Acceptable?
Project Office: Practically done
So, you guys know that I started redoing my spare room, to turn it into an office that both my husband & I can use. Last time I posted about it, I had just painted the entire room green and I wasn't happy with how dark it looked. I took some people's suggestion and decided… Continue reading Project Office: Practically done
Constant Thinking OR Loud Silence?
Which is worse?
Having your mind running, non stop, thoughts constantly being filtered through. Wondering when your brain will finally give you peace, so you can relax…
When the silence in your head is so loud, that you don’t know how to make it stop? The constant buzzing making you aware that having no thoughts can also be exhausting…