I found this video on TikTok and it describes pretty well how anxiety and depression makes me feel. Can you relate? -Jen, xo
Living with Anxiety
I am exhausted by what anxiety tells me on a daily basis. I am tired of the sick, nervous, stressed & angry feelings anxiety shoves down my throat every day. “They don’t really like you” “You’re really annoying” “They’re going to treat you poorly at this new place” “You obviously did something that upset him”… Continue reading Living with Anxiety
Put Me Back Together…
https://videopress.com/v/WXxoH0rO?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata I came across this video on tiktok and I think it’s beautiful. We don’t always understand why we go through certain things in life but maybe if we left things in God’s hands, we wouldn’t be so afraid. I have to do better at trusting that God is listening to my prayers. I have… Continue reading Put Me Back Together…
School & Anxiety
Guys! I should not be having an anxiety attack the first week of summer classes! I am so stressed out and overwhelmed! I am taking 4 classes for the first time ever, as a mother of 2 and it is intense. I’m only doing this because if I take 4 now and 4 in the… Continue reading School & Anxiety
Motherhood and Mental Illness
You know you’re a mom when you’re in the beginning of a breakdown but then hear your little one get mad at big brother and start crying, so you suck up your tears, clean your face and tend to your kids. I see you I feel you You are not alone Motherhood while living with… Continue reading Motherhood and Mental Illness
Was it Real?
I had a really good day today.... And now I’m laying here anxious, feeling uneasy because something just doesn’t feel right. Does this happen to anyone else? One minute you’re happy and enjoying yourself, not thinking too much and then you get home and start going back on your day, thinking, and over thinking until… Continue reading Was it Real?
I need more sleep. I always go to bed late because it’s finally quiet at night, with everyone sleeping. The only time I have to myself is at night, so despite feeling tired, I stay awake watching my shows or if I’m anxious, I stay awake mindlessly scrolling tiktok. I wake up exhausted, with headaches… Continue reading Exhausted
Sometimes it feels like you’re stuck or you don’t feel as if you’ve changed very much, but take a moment to really sit and reflect. It may be the smallest of things but I am sure you can pin point an area in your life where you have grown stronger or even happier. Maybe you’re… Continue reading Personal Growth
Words of Wisdom
“We’re not crazy or wrong...we’re just dealing [with life]”. “We can’t change people or control how they act, we can only control ourselves” Two of my sisters said this to me when I was expressing how I’ve been feeling and it helped me to feel better. Having my emotions validated are so important for me… Continue reading Words of Wisdom
These past few months have been the most difficult for so many people. Make sure you realize how you have been coping and dealing with the stress. How you’ve been dealing with the anxiety or depression. Remember how strong you are and how you’re still here, still fighting. I’m proud of you ❤️. -Jen, xo