mental health

50 Ways To Calm Down Right Now

Recently, I had someone message me during the day to ask what to do while they were having a panic attack at work. I realized I had resources for reducing stress, relaxing, and plenty of self-care advice, but nothing for an in-the-moment crisis. To be fair, I think the reason for that is because I […]

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5 Ways To Decrease Your Anxiety

Anxiety disorders affect over three million Americans every year, and that’s not including those who go undiagnosed and untreated. That’s a pretty big number, especially considering how little it’s understood. Anxiety and depression are the more common types of mental illness in the US, so there’s slightly less stigma surrounding those two types of disorders […]

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Mental Health Awareness Playlist

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and to honor it I decided to make a playlist of songs about mental illness. These are songs that are really making the symptoms of the disorders feel real with just the lyrics, they’re songs that can help in a way to know you’re not alone. Altogether, this isn’t […]

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I Have Tourette’s

Tourette’s started everything. It’s how I started my first book; it’s how I believe my real life started. Sure, I had memories before then like realizing I was the only one who could read Mrs. Queen’s cursive notes to herself on the Kindergarten chalkboard or my dad rushing me to my grandma’s house because my […]

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