Why you can’t ever overcome anxiety

In the mental health space, there’s often a lot of talk about “overcoming” anxiety or other mental health issues. In this post I break down why that’s never something we should be striving for, and what we should strive for instead.

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How to escape the comparison trap and start defining success on your own terms

They say that comparison is the thief of joy, and I could not agree more. Read on to learn why I firmly believe that the key to fulfillment in your life and career is to stop comparing yourself to others, stop chasing standard metrics of success (and these metrics exist in every career field), and instead find your own definitions of success + fulfillment.

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How having a pet has helped ease my anxiety

My dog has become such a huge part of my life and has helped so much with my mental health these past few years. On the anniversary of his adoption, I wanted to share how having a pet has helped ease my anxiety and has greatly improved my life. While I’m not recommending that everyone immediately go get a pet, hopefully my experience can shed some insight if you’re thinking about becoming a pet parent!

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Reflections on 2018: changing dreams and a lot of growth

2018 gave me a lot of opportunities for growth – I went through a lot of big life changes, rediscovered old dreams, and found new ones. Keep reading for my thoughts and reflections on the year and the five main lessons I learned. Here’s to 2019 – I know it’s going to be a great one!

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5 simple ways to reduce stress when life gets busy

When we get busy and time seems like a precious commodity, it’s so easy for our minds to move to a place of stress and overwhelm rather than a place of gratitude. Below I share four easy ways to reduce stress during busy times – I use all of these techniques when I feel overwhelmed, and I hope they can help you, too!

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