How to Manage Depression and Anxiety When You’re Stuck at Home

If you’re like me, you may be noticing that your depression and anxiety symptoms are flaring up right now. It’s a scary time for many people. We are facing uncertainties about our jobs, our health, and the health of our loved ones. Many of us are finding that we can’t access our usual support systemsContinue reading “How to Manage Depression and Anxiety When You’re Stuck at Home”

On Trying To “Fix” Ourselves

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”

Anxiety and Codependency

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”