As I was driving to work today, the radio hosts were talking about a question that came in online from someone asking "what do I do when I start to question my faith?" They talked about how important it is to answer questions like that, and that we all go through periods of doubting our … Continue reading What I do when I start to question my faith
For kids, making friends requires little to no effort. You're at the same playground. FRIENDS. You're in my class? WE'RE BEST FRIENDS NOW. As we get older, our social circles shrink, childhood friends move away to get married or have kids, and we find ourselves surrounded by hundreds of people but not close to any … Continue reading Why is it so hard to make friends as an adult?
Recently I wrote a post about products that I use to manage my anxiety. In that, I had mentioned that I was going to experiment with making my own CBD edibles to help with the aftertaste of the CBD oil. Last night I played around with making some chocolates with my daily dose of CBD. … Continue reading Make your own CBD edibles
This last year, I've been desperately trying to find products that complement my medication in relieving my physical symptoms of anxiety. (In case you're interested, I currently take Zoloft for my anxiety, daily, along with Clonazepam as needed. I try to refrain from taking it as much as possible.) I suffer from anxiety and panic … Continue reading Products I recommend to help with anxiety
If you're anything like me, explaining what anxiety is...can give you anxiety. Especially when trying to explain it to kids. I've struggled with anxiety for many years. It first started showing itself when I was young, and has gotten more serious over time. What started as a "nervous stomach" in preparation for piano recitals has … Continue reading smarter ways to talk to your kids about anxiety
This is the post I've been waiting to write - I've waited months to write this. Months spent praying, crying, in counseling, and taking medication. This is the blog post I've been dying to tell you about: how I didn't have a panic attack. I can't talk about panic attacks without sharing my personal experience … Continue reading how to completely change your panic attacks
*this original post was written 2/17/16 We’ve all been there, right? Someone wrongs us, and suddenly we're put in a position to decide whether we should say something and confront them, or hold our tongues. I’ve gotten pretty good over the years at letting things roll off me. I tend to be very relational, and … Continue reading how to prepare yourself spiritually for confrontation