I have struggled with anxiety for my entire life. If you have seen Inside Out, my command center is run by Fear. I have depended on perfectionism, planners, and the illusion of control to help ease Fear. As an adult, I have learned new coping skills like meditation, box breathing, the five sense technique, and … Continue reading Self-Compassion When You’re Anxious and Depressed
2020 has been hard. (duh.) It's like layers of difficult things have piled on to each other creating a giant mound of terrible. There has been grief over lost expectations, lost dreams, lost loved ones, and lost personal safety. I have diagnosed generalized anxiety and depression. When my anxiety gets high and then stays that … Continue reading Doin’ a thing.