Addiction is when you actively and obsessively seek out drugs, alcohol, or other stimulants or depressants. Whether they took opioids after a surgery or they’ve been drinking a lot more often after the death of a loved one, whenever I’ve spoken to those who suffer from addictions, they are often trying to cover up… Continue reading Addiction Recovery and Yoga
In the past few weeks, I’ve been struggling to get to any yoga classes. Usually, I attend early morning sessions because they’re the most convenient for me and they are the most beneficial for my body. Some of the great things about yoga, can sometimes actually really suck. Having to face your emotions and your… Continue reading Sometimes Yoga Sucks
I recently got my Emotional Support Animal (ESA), a cat named Helevar Jane. She’s small, black with yellow eyes, and a ball of mischief and cuddles. I adopted her from a shelter and we’ve been best friends ever since. Even my husband loves her.
Anxiety means that there you have a fear of something. Biologically, we all have fears. It’s what’s helped our species survive. Some fears are innate within the human race and some are developed within our culture. Things like fear of snakes, spiders, and heights have protected our ancestors from death several times before.… Continue reading Anxiety: Facing Your Fears
Recently, there have been a lot of BuzzFeed articles and YouTube videos about depression, anxiety, and other mental disorders. I think this is wonderful. I believe that removing the stigma that hovers around mental illness is a big step in the right direction. It will not only help others understand what sufferers are… Continue reading 5 Tips When Going to Therapy
I’ve been battling depression since I was a teenager. For those of you who have never experienced it, it’s hard to understand and it can manifest in different people in different ways. For me in particular, I don’t feel interested in anything, I feel worthless, and I just float through my life.
This past weekend, I had about three smaller anxiety attacks and one extremely one. They all happened within a 24 hour time. There are different kinds of panic attacks that I experience, or at least panic attacks express themselves in different ways. The most common being where I hyperventilate and am paralyzed by fear.