3 Things I Wish I Did Less of This Year

Each day this month I will be answering one question from these December Journal Prompts. Day 9: What do you wish you did less of this year? Yesterday’s post was all about the things I wish I did more of this year. Today, I’m flipping that question around to reflect on the opposite—what I wish I … Continue reading 3 Things I Wish I Did Less of This Year

3 Ways to Maximize Your Time’s Potential

Time. We all have the same amount of it, but for some reason, none of us ever seem to have enough of it. We always want more. More time to spend with our families. More time to get our work done. More time to relax. Time is an interesting commodity in that sense. On one … Continue reading 3 Ways to Maximize Your Time’s Potential

When You Crash and Burn but Win Anyway!

So yesterday was one of those crash and burn kind of days where one tiny little thing triggered my anxiety just before lunch, and I spent the rest of the work day dealing with immense angst and physical discomfort. It was so uncontrollable. I tried deep breathing and prayer. I tried taking a break and … Continue reading When You Crash and Burn but Win Anyway!

Miserable Dread, Blissful Ignorance, or Graceful Optimism?

It doesn’t take much for me to become completely unraveled by fear. As you know, I have been fighting hard against this instinct for the past two and a half months throughout the course of my Braver Than Before journey. Fear is my greatest battle in life, and I have been struggling with irrational fear … Continue reading Miserable Dread, Blissful Ignorance, or Graceful Optimism?

A Masterpiece Worth Loving

Today is Valentine’s Day. For some, Valentine’s Day is a special day. It is a day to celebrate love, receive gifts, or be pampered. For others, it is a day that represents pain and solitude as it flamboyantly highlights their loneliness. And then there are others still, for whom it doesn’t make any difference whatsoever—it’s … Continue reading A Masterpiece Worth Loving

Anxiety Symptoms: Those Tricky Tingles

Arm tingles. Do you get arm tingles? What about face tingles? Do you know what I’m talking about? I don’t remember exactly when I first experienced this common symptom of anxiety, but I do know that it has been a part of my life for a very, very long time. It’s a strange sensation—almost an … Continue reading Anxiety Symptoms: Those Tricky Tingles