Thank You For Surviving

To anyone who is reading this who feels like they’re losing the battle against their diagnosis and their demons: you’re not alone. You’ve made it this far. You’ve fought for yourself every step of the way, even on the hardest days, and you’re here.

A Different Kind Of Holiday

I love the holidays. I love the crisp, cool air of autumn that welcomes Halloween. I love the sense of community and belonging that Thanksgiving brings even when I’m 2,000 miles away from family. I love the magic of Christmas with its sparkling decor and festive music. Yeah, I’m one …

You Might Have Anxiety If…

The average person has 60,000 thoughts per day, according to the first link that popped up in a Google search for, “How many thoughts does the average person have in a day?” Since I have no idea the validity behind that statement, I’m going to do what normal people do …

Fight, Flight, Or Freeze

You’ve undoubtedly heard of the fight or flight response to a perceived danger. When we sense a threat, the sympathetic branch of the nervous system reacts within 1/20th of a second to rush adrenaline throughout the body and make a decision: fight or flight. Can you defeat the threat, whatever …