Tips to Deal with Social Anxiety over the Holidays

The holiday season can be the most difficult time of year to deal with social anxiety. With family gatherings and mandatory events to commit to, anxiety can skyrocket. Personally, having too many plans on my calendar sets me off to begin with. I freak out before I even leave the house. This post contains affiliate […]

Get Through the Bad Days

So, I was having a really bad day the other day and started typing away here.  I never published it, but also didn’t delete it.  I am going to post it now because I made it through the rough couple of days that I was having.  At the time I felt like I couldn’t breathe.  […]

Mental Health Disorders and Reproducing

Should people with mental health disorders reproduce?  Obviously, this has to be decided on a case by case basis, and I can only answer based on my own thoughts and experiences.  For me, I have always thought that answer should be a big, fat NO. Growing up I never really wanted kids.  Sometimes I would […]

Intervention and Trip Number One to Rehab

My intervention was nothing like you see on TV, but it was definitely an intervention.  Since I surely didn’t believe that I had a problem, it took some coaxing (and kicking and screaming) to get me into a rehab facility. My Intervention As I mentioned in my post about how my addiction progressed, my sister […]