Depression is Easy.

If I don’t get out of bed and immediately do something productive, it takes the world to get me back on track. We had 3 days out of school this week, so I spent a lot of time on the couch. That’s normal for most, but if you deal with any sort of depression, it’s […]

The “Anxiety Pack” For Travel

Traveling with a chronic illness is difficult and traveling with travel anxiety is like 100x more difficult (LOL @ my life amirite) , but I’m slowly getting to the point of understanding that I am able to travel with more control. Having this sort of emergency kit for my anxiety and Crohn’s disease symptoms helps so much in times […]

5 Mantras To Help You Find Your Zen!

ZEN: A Japanese school of Mahayana Buddhism emphasizing the value of meditation and intuition. TO MEDITATE: Think deeply or focus one’s mind for a period of time, in silence or with the aid of chanting, for religious or spiritual purposes or as a method of relaxation. INTUITION: The ability to understand something immediately, without the need for conscious […]

Squash Your Travel Anxiety!

Travel can be overwhelming but so many find it worth the hassle – because it totally is! If you’re prone to anxiety when you travel, it’s important to prepare! Here are my top 10 tips  to squash that travel related anxiety! Download apps on your phone for anxiety. I made a list of my top […]

5 Free Apps for Anxiety

I downloaded a ton of new apps from the Apple store before this road trip because I thought I could use them! I will say, I was a little skeptical at how much these would actually help me if I needed them, but I was surprisingly impressed so I thought I’d share them! Relax Lite- […]

I Panicked At The Disco

Anxiety is a funny thing. You can be totally fine all day long – until you’re just not. I wrote this from the Walnut Creek amphitheater in Raleigh, NC during the show – while I was roaming around by myself because I couldn’t handle the crowd of people near my seat. I’m a huge Panic! […]

Story Time: The Humira Ordeal

  So if you know me personally or just read here, you know I suffer from Crohn’s Disease, as does my sister, mom, and both her brothers. My sister’s disease got out of control and she was put on Humira. Took her shots like a boss (you have to administer them yourself). And she’s been […]

10 Tips to get Through a Bad Day

BAD DAYS.  They happen. Sometimes more often than we’d probably like – and anything can cause it! For me, a bad day usually occurs through a combination of negative factors that I keep overlooking and brushing off until there is some sort of “straw that broke the camel’s back” situation. If I don’t feel well, […]