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Ignoring the Signs of Stress & Anxiety

Ignoring the Signs of Stress & Anxiety

After I managed to bounce back from my first period of intense anxiety, I thought I was home free. I beat it, it’s gone, let’s all move…

Giving Tuesday + Thanksgiving Recap

Giving Tuesday + Thanksgiving Recap

Annnnd I’m back. Happy Tuesday, friends! I hope you had a gluttonous Thanksgiving with triple helpings of sweet potato casserole. Thanksgiving We spent Wednesday through Saturday with…

World Mental Health Day: A Look Back

World Mental Health Day: A Look Back

Today is World Mental Health Day! If you’re like “Um. Okay. Great?” I get it! What are we supposed to do? Celebrate it? Throw a party and…

Did Your Birth Experience Give You Anxiety?

Did Your Birth Experience Give You Anxiety?

After 19 hours and 45 minutes of labor, I felt an overwhelming fear that I was not going to be able to do it. I had been…

5 Ways my Faith Helped (and Hurt) my Anxiety

5 Ways my Faith Helped (and Hurt) my Anxiety

I grew up in a conservative, Christian family. I went to church my entire life, often three times a week. For the hours and hours I spent…

Hurdles to Help: The Stigma of Being “Crazy”

Hurdles to Help: The Stigma of Being “Crazy”

“I am afraid of being crazy.” This thought echoed in my head for months. I shared it with my husband. Friends have shared it with me. When…

Natalie

Hi! I am so glad you stopped by. I am a writer, wife and frequently overwhelmed momma to two young kids. This site is about my own experiences with anxiety and depression and explores ways that we can work toward finding ourselves after having children.