Therapists have suggested I think of my anxiety as a friend so that I learn to accept it as a part of my life. But the thing is, my anxiety is a bitch.
Being pregnant during a pandemic is terrifying, so here are some tips to make it more bearable. This is the time to lean on others and plan for the unexpected.
By Jessica Tyler of I Dream of Naptime Wake up. Check email. Walk dog. Break up fight between kids. Prepare son’s school work folder because I was too damn tired last night. Make coffee (AMEN). Make breakfast. Make another breakfast. Change diaper. Log on to computer. Get kids dressed. Conference call. Start online school. Argue […]
Anxiety is a pain in the ass for sure, but it also happens to be such a relatable experience that it can make for some great jokes.
Deep down inside, I loathe certain characteristics of my being. The trauma of my dramatic upbringing has left me with many scars that I carry in shame. There are parts of me I will never be able to change, because every time I think I have, every time I think I am beyond their control, […]
Depression. As a writer, a lover of all words big and small, it is one of very few I can say I vehemently hate. The ugliest of words, it is. It defines everything that has ever gone wrong in my life, my head, and my soul. It is the catalyst that destroys all that I […]
My friend the Anxiety Monster usually trails somewhere near me at all times, popping up when I can’t find my keys and am running late, or when somebody yells at me in person, or via email at work, or when my kids have stage 6 temper tantrums and I can’t get to the bathroom quickly […]