I’m no cardio freak. But there is something about going for a run (especially when I’m experiencing a depressed mood) that lifts my spirits. I’ve decided that it’s the deep breathing and focus that comes along with it. It’s therapeutic. Aside from it now being evidenced-based that exercise and physical activity reduces symptoms of anxiety… Continue reading Get Up to Get Over the Blahs
Don’t Tell Me to BREATHE
My life was so busy, that I was forgetting to breathe. I was doing more of a low-grade hyperventilation as my stress and anxiety were propelling my legs and flailing my arms in whatever direction it seemed would alleviate the moment’s tension. That’s not living. Unless you’re a chicken with her head cut off. And… Continue reading Don’t Tell Me to BREATHE
Holding the Keys to Your Own Happiness
Waiting for someone else to make you happy is like waiting for someone to feed you. As an adult, there are just some things we have to take responsibility for ourselves. It’s challenging enough keeping ourselves happy, it’s pretty selfish to put the burden on another to do it for us. It is empowering to take the burden off of others to make you happy, as you realize that you hold the keys to your own happiness.