101 Acts of Self-Care (for People With Anxiety)

Take a hot bath with lavender and epsom salt. Read a book. Sing a song out loud. I like this one. Tell someone your feelings. Punch a pillow or punching bag (seems silly, but it will make you feel better, even if you don't think you're angry about anything). Let yourself breathe at yoga. Affirm yourself: “I… Continue reading 101 Acts of Self-Care (for People With Anxiety)

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101 Things I’m Doing in 2017

2017: a year of healing + curiosity. Currently 58/101. Finish a second draft of Miles of Sparks. Visit a city you've never been to. Continue looking into graduate school. Bake cookies for someone. Deep clean your house. Do the 30 Day Minimalist Challenge. Read 60 books. Have a potluck dinner party. Submit work somewhere at least once.… Continue reading 101 Things I’m Doing in 2017

Some Thoughts on #WorldMentalHealthDay

I've tried to be very open about that fact that I was recently hospitalized for anxiety. I try not to be embarrassed by it. But even as I type out those sentences, I feel myself shrinking, wishing I could make the font smaller, put asterisks around things to make them seem nonchalant, like I do… Continue reading Some Thoughts on #WorldMentalHealthDay