While I was working in an actual office, dinner turned into more of a chore. You have to come up with a meal plan, buy groceries, cook the food and clean it all up. Trying to do all of that while juggling a 45 hour or more work week can be difficult. I can’t even imagine what it’s like for working mothers and fathers. However, … Continue reading How to Make Dinner Easier
As a person in their 20’s, I’m still learning a lot about life…unfortunately. There are many deceitful people and companies out there. If you don’t watch your back, it could hurt you in the long run. I learned this the hard way when it came to closing my bank account at WellsFargo. A few weeks ago a debt hit my credit score. A debt I had … Continue reading What to Do Before You Close a Bank Account
It’s a Saturday night and I’m sitting on the couch in my pajamas watching Everwood while my husband is out of town. For some people, it sounds like their perfect night. But for me, I hate being alone and bored. It’s like I have FOMO (I think that’s a term kids today have given it)…fear of missing out. Ever since I was a child, I’ve … Continue reading How I Dealt with a Lonely Weekend – And You Can Too
Once the anxiety ball has started rolling, it can be tough to stop it before a full-blown panic attack occurs. Trust me on this one because I’ve had plenty in my lifetime. After a few attacks, I started learning the symptoms leading up to one. So that way I could stop it from every happening. In order to stop it, I have to get my … Continue reading My Top 5 Anxiety Quirks
If you’ve read my other posts, then you know that I suffer from extreme anxiety. Suddenly, I feel like I’m dying and need to seek medical assistance while it may only be benign PVCs or a bout of acid reflux. It can sneak up on me at any time for any reason, but especially when I’m stressed or a new change has taken place. How … Continue reading Should You Tell Your Work About Your Anxiety?
There’s nothing worse than going to a conference and feeling totally unprepared. If you’re anxious like me, then your anxiety levels are already at an all time high at conferences. Having everything I need takes the edge off a bit. To help make your next conference easier, I’ve created a packing list. Here’s what you’ll need: Cardigan/Sweater/Jacket Conferences are always freezing cold. The last one … Continue reading How to Pack for a Conference
Conferences can be overwhelming especially if you have anxiety. If you’re anything like me, then you get anxious sitting there with a few hundred people worrying about having a panic attack in front of everyone. (Photo By: clarita) This past week I went to a marketing conference in Orlando where I was surrounded by hundreds of IT peeps. At times, I was struggling to sit … Continue reading How to Battle Your Anxiety at a Work Conference
You have strength inside of you that you have yet to discover Long road trips can be especially daunting! If you aren’t used to being in the car by yourself for long periods of time, then it may cause a bit of anxiety – or at least it does me. Trying to keep your mind busy during this time can be difficult, but there are … Continue reading 4 Ways to Preoccupy Your Time on a Road Trip When You’re Anxious
“It’s no surprise that caffeine gets so much attention from scientists these days. After all, 80% of Americans drink it. In fact, occasional coffee consumption rose 6% in the last year alone, according to the National Coffee Association. At the same time, panic and other anxiety disorders have become the most common mental illnesses in the United States. When caffeine overlaps with these disorders, the … Continue reading Caffeine: Good or Bad for Anxiety?
“Endorphins. The happy fitness drug you can never have too much of.” -Anonymous Looking to get some endorphins, but don’t really want to put in all that effort? Then, you’ve come to the right place. Exercise is new to me and it’s something I’m learning to love. And by learning, I mean I’m really tolerating it. But, hey, the things you do for happiness! Here’s … Continue reading Top 5 Stress-Free Exercises