The first time I engaged in self-harm, I was 11. I was severely bullied at school and lived in a toxic and dysfunctional household. I don’t remember how I learned about self-injurious behavior, I just remember deciding to cut myself. I did it once. Then twice. Then again and again. Every time I felt depressed […]Read More Why Do People Self-Harm?
I did my daily meditation out in nature this rising. It was so peaceful to be surrounded by such beauty. I listened as the wind whispered to the trees and the birds sang good morning. I’m so grateful for moments like this. Lately, I’ve had so much anxiety. Some of my worry is for reasons […]Read More 5/13/22 – Journal Entry
The first time I had a panic attack, I thought for sure I was dying. I remember it like it was yesterday. My mom and I were arguing, both screaming at the top of our lungs. Next thing I knew, I was gasping for air and hyperventilating. My heart was racing and the room was […]Read More How to Stop a Panic Attack
I started meditating regularly back in 2019. It started off as a 30-day meditation challenge and turned into a lifestyle change. Prior to 2019, I’d meditated on and off a few times but it wasn’t something I stuck with. Once I started practicing meditation consistently, it transformed my life. Meditation has helped me ease my […]Read More 5 Benefits of Meditation
If you’ve ever struggled with anxiety, you probably know how crippling it can be. Most people will experience some level of anxiety at some point; however, for those of us living with an anxiety disorder, it can negatively impact our quality of life. Some anxiety can be a normal response to stressful situations, but if […]Read More How to Help Someone With Anxiety