Life has a tendency to throw curve balls when you least expect it, making it a wonderful, exhausting, stressful experience. A lot of time and effort is dedicated to the various aspects of our lives whether it be work, family or friends. On top of that, there is the daily upkeep of our existence that…… Continue reading Small Victories in Mental Illness
Welcome to 2017!!! The new year has finally begun, and I’m rather sure I’m in the majority when I say it was so good to 2016 end. It seems almost everyone I know had a rough year, myself included, and it’s good to feel like there is a new start. I know it’s been a…… Continue reading Ringing in the New Year – What I learned in 2016 and what I want for 2017
My mom came for a visit this weekend. We got to spend some much needed time together, and of course, I milked her visit for some assistance in cleaning my place. Lol. I can only clean on the weekends so why not wait till the morning she visits? I’m horrible; I know…haha. My place is…… Continue reading Don’t Say the D Word!
Something I Learned: The U.S. Army is funding studies on mindfulness and its effects on active duty soldiers. The heads of the study, Dr. Amishi Jha and Major General Walter Piatt, have been working on the benefits that soldiers experience including the management of PTSD, better reintroduction to civilian and family life, and better decision…… Continue reading Weekend Wrap Up
Feeling at home and relaxed in your living space is highly important, especially when struggling with stress, anxiety, and any other mood disorder. The difficulty comes in when an episode or attack comes on. Along with the normal behavioral, psychological and physiological changes it causes, it can sap so much from you as you start the recovery process.…… Continue reading Cleaning Through Anxiety