For the first twenty-six years of my life, I was uncomfortable with my own voice. According to my parents, the first (and last) time they ever heard me singing was when I had come home from Sunday school at five years old. I was bouncing up and down on the bed, singing, “It’s happy, happyContinue reading “Self-Care Tip #3: Sing!”
I still struggle with self-love. I have a garden in my heart teeming with green seedlings, the result of hundreds of hours of steady watering, weeding, and the occasional emergency overhaul. My self-love is growing. But it’s still frail and small. Sometimes I still wonder if I’ve learned anything at all. But I trust theContinue reading “On Trying To “Fix” Ourselves”
Learn how to breathe from your diaphragm to de-escalate an anxiety attack.
I’d like to talk about one of the causes of anxiety that doesn’t get a lot of press: codependency. I have personally struggled with it since childhood, and only since seeing it for what it is have I been able to heal from the bewildering cycle of fear, torment, and shame that codependency creates. Continue reading “Anxiety and Codependency”