While browsing WordPress, I came across a post from Hopelesslystrong, where she lists all of the good and positive lessons she has learned in 2016. I think it's a great idea to focus on all of the positive that came out of 2016 , in spite of all the trials and difficult times I may have had. … Continue reading Lessons Learned in 2016
Before the night is over, I want to wish everyone a very happy thanksgiving. I hope your day was filled with love, laughter, good food and loved ones. I also want to express how grateful I am for my wonderful husband and son! These two mean the world to me. Without them, I would be… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving
Good morning dearies, As you wake up and get ready for this day, take a moment to realize just how blessed you are to see a brand new day. Let's thank God for waking us up and for giving us the strength we need. Remember: Just Breathe, You are brave, You can do this, Take… Continue reading Morning Motivation
Own Your Story
I saw this quote and it resonated with me instantly. Many times over the years I was embarrassed to speak about my anxiety and depression. I was embarrassed to speak about my life growing up, for fear of judgment or pity. As the years passed by however, I have learned to embrace my story. My… Continue reading Own Your Story
A Song I Dedicate to My Husband
Every time I listen to Sia's song, Dressed in Black, I jam to the beat and really enjoy it. Today however, I really listened to the lyrics and they brought tears to my eyes. I remember feeling so broken and alone many years ago. This song reminds me of the sadness and depression I use… Continue reading A Song I Dedicate to My Husband
What I pray for on a daily basis is for God to grant me inner peace. Inner peace is difficult to find when suffering with anxiety. The many thoughts, memories, feelings and worries that run through me, leave me exhausted and on edge. What I am learning in therapy and through meditation, is to try… Continue reading Motivational Monday
Here is a little prayer for anyone who is struggling to stay above water today. Please remember: You are important. You are loved. You are cared for. You are not a burden. You are special. May God grant you peace and happiness ❤️. Jen xo
You Will Survive This Too
Hi All, I haven't been blogging much, ever since finding out one of my step parent's passed away. I've been feeling pretty down and not reaching out to many people, over the past two weeks. On top of that, yesterday was the last day of class and I have two take home exams I need… Continue reading You Will Survive This Too
The Nightly Battle
My anxiety has been pretty high lately. For the past 2-3 weeks I've noticed I'm going to bed later and later. My mind races and I feel uneasy. When I feel that way, I don't bother getting myself into bed because I feel too bothered. This is becoming an issue however, because I've been waking… Continue reading The Nightly Battle
What is Happiness?
The reason it can be difficult to feel completely happy throughout our days, is because it's difficult to accept ourselves, flaws and all. I know for me, I'm very critical of myself and when my anxiety takes over, I think about 101 reasons why a person may not like me or 101 things I have… Continue reading What is Happiness?