anxiety

Posts on how to tackle worry and fear.

5 Things to Do When Life Throws You a Curve Ball

A few weekends ago, I was enjoying a slow Saturday morning. I had just finished an early morning workout, with plans to sip coffee and make breakfast later. But life had other plans, throwing me a curveball. My Namaw was in the hospital, and with my mom out of the …

Stop Stress In It’s Tracks With This Simple Sentence

I have a confession to make. And it might surprise you. My brain loves obsessing about ridiculous stuff. My brain loves to worry, wander, and ruminate. It loves finding tiny, unimportant things to fixate on. It thinks stressing over small stuff is an Olympic sport. (And it’s coming for you, …

Worried about the Future? Try Saying This.

Do you spend a lot of time worrying about the future? Do you find yourself thinking ten steps ahead, strategizing how you’ll handle all the different possible outcomes? If this sounds familiar, it’s safe to say you’re a bit of a worrier. But here’s another question for you. How often …

Do I Need Therapy? 3 Clues It’s Time

Have you ever wondered, “Do I need therapy?” If you’ve asked yourself that question, you’re not alone. I hear this question a lot, as people try to decide whether or not to seek out additional support. In short, therapy is an incredible process. It’s designed to help you navigate through …

Do You Worry About What Others Think? Read This!

First things, first. This post had an alternate title of “What James Corden, Adele, and Carpool Karaoke taught me about not giving a flip what others think about me.” My SEO guide told me the title was too long, so I went with the title you see instead. But please …

Year of Yes Book Review

Have you ever read a book that you swore was written just for you? As you turn each page, you look over your shoulder, wondering if this book was dropped in your lap because you need it so? I love books like that. They have this way of tugging at …