Adaptability

I never realized how much my need for planning was intertwined with my anxiety. Since I started taking Zoloft a couple of months ago, I’ve been a lot more adaptable. I used to plan for every eventuality. It gave me comfort to plan for the worst. If I had a plan for the worst, then … More Adaptability

Whispers of Fear

One of the parting gifts of having a challenging childhood is that when things are going well, fear starts whispering that something is going to go wrong. You have a hard time enjoying happy things because you’re waiting for the other shoe to drop. I definitely feel this in my life! Right now with the … More Whispers of Fear

Be Here

From Elaina: I don’t know about y’all, but this time in history has wrecked havoc on my mental health. My baseline anxiety level is a lot higher than normal. Things in my life and the world seem to be changing drastically and rapidly. I came across the following Petition for Presence by Morgan Day Cecil … More Be Here

New Normal

From Elaina: As businesses start opening up and people are returning to work, I think a lot of us are realizing that life will look different than it was before. We’ve all been hunkered down, waiting until life returns to normal. Now we are faced with the fact that our old normal doesn’t exist. I … More New Normal

Blog: Simplicity

Dec. 5, 2018 From Lisa My eldest daughter hates Christmas!  Yes, you heard me, she hates this time of year.  To her it brings great anxiety, tons of obligations, unnatural pleasantries and the ever haunting reminder of childhood losses.  For me, Christmas has always been an amazing time of year, filled with great joy, music, … More Blog: Simplicity