Giving Yourself Permission To Cut Off Toxic Family Members- Because Forgiveness Won’t Change Their Behavior.

I’ve done a pretty great job at making myself and my mental health a priority, especially when it comes to toxic relationships, overall but specifically with family members. I have put in the grueling effort to create boundaries, voice those boundaries, and keep them.

I quit my job!

Red flags that might mean your job is hurting your mental health. Yep, you read that right. I quit my job. Just two short months after my start date. Which to be completely honest still gives me some feelings of shame/guilt. My mind tries to convince me that I’M the one who couldn’t cut it. …

I cry

I think we all have an emotional “go-to response. Some people get angry, some avoid, some get nervous, some laugh…ect. I cry. I’m not sure if it’s from years of stuffing my emotions into the deepest parts of me and never letting them see the light of day, or if it’s just this thing I …

My Pregnancy Hormones Don’t Diminish The Validity Of My Mental Health Struggles.

A common theme I’m running into now that I’m pregnant is that my mental health -specifically my anxiety – is just referred to as a common side effect of my pregnancy. On days when it becomes to overwhelming to keep to myself I find I’m only met with phrases such as “it’s perfectly normal to …

When Anxiety Tries To Steal The Good Moments

Happy Thursday! Here are some quick little updates before I jump into today’s topic: This little babe inside of me has been growing for an entire 18 weeks now and is the size of a green pepper (which also happens to be one of my favorite snacks)! It’s crazy to believe how fast time is …

Monday Mania

It’s Monday already, can you believe it? Honestly, I was doing such a great job at enjoying the weekend and forgetting all of the stress that comes along with life, buying a house, and being pregnant. Friday afternoon rolled around and my brain said NOPE. I’m done. I can’t make any more calls or do …

Mama, Your Children Know.

I grew up in a house hold where for years we did not talk about our emotions or feelings but rather tip toed quietly around them trying not to break the fragile strings. Eventually, when we ran out of head space to keep everything bottled up and did talk about them, we exploded. There was …

I’m Ready To Dive Back In, Are You Still With Me?

Hey Y’all, So excited to be back here writing something up for you guys. I finally feel like I am truly starting to get back to being myself; I am feeling more like myself over the last couple days than I have in a long time and it’s like taking a deep breath of fresh …

Quick Update On Life in The sunshine State.

Hey all! I just wanted to pop on here and give you a little update on life in the sunshine state. I’ve been taking in all of the good things it has to offer. I’m almost 100% glad we made the move back, while there have been some bumps along the way, God has definitely …

New Seasons: We Are Moving…again!

Happy Saturday! I made it through another really crazy work week! I have been working full time for a few weeks now (don’t worry, I’m still checking in with my mental health constantly). While I’m exhausted, working these extra hours has been really great! I get to spend extra time with the kids and honestly …