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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…

How to Talk to Your Doctor About Postpartum Depression

How to Talk to Your Doctor About Postpartum Depression

One of the common threads I hear from moms who’ve experienced postpartum depression is the utter frustration and disappointment they felt after speaking with their doctors about…

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…

Forgetting About Failing

Forgetting About Failing

At one of my visits to my psychiatrist*, I was talking to the P.A. about how much to push myself. I was fresh off a cute little…

17 Ways to Improve Your Mood in 2017

17 Ways to Improve Your Mood in 2017

I think we can all agree that 2016 was the biggest Felicia that ever Felicia’d. Go home and stay there. Whether you loved, hated or didn’t notice…

My Story: Part 3

My Story: Part 3

This is the third post in a three-part series about my story dealing with postpartum anxiety and depression. Part 1 is here and Part 2 is here….

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.