Two years ago I had just finished my first trip out of the country alone. This was a big deal for me because I didn’t go away to college due to my severe anxiety. I never thought I would travel alone, especially somewhere far away that I had never been before. Additionally, it was a big investment financially and I was taking a week away from my businesses and family.
Yet, the trip was one of the most powerful experiences in my life for so many reasons.
In Costa Rica I met up with a group of women whom I had never met...
I’ve been talking to many women lately of all ages who are feeling anxious about various things in their lives. Some have constant anxiety, even over minor things. Some have anxiety in the form of panic attacks. Some have anxiety that is so debilitating that it affects their motivation.
Most of them have no idea how to cope with the feelings that come along with anxiety.
I have struggled with anxiety ever since I can remember.Even as a one year old, my anxiety was noticed by my parents. It started in the fo...
It is quite common to feel anxious at various points throughout the day or during specific events. Whether you are overwhelmed at home or about to do a work presentation, anxiety may manifest with certain signs. You may feel physical symptoms like a fast heartrate, sweaty palms, shallow breathing, tense muscles or shakiness. Or you may feel it more emotionally with a million thoughts racing through your head.
Either way, anxiety is never a fun feeling to experience, not to mention daily. It usually stems from a feel...
I honestly do not feel I have to give an explanation for participating in a Women's March this weekend. I followed my heart and that's where it led me along with millions of others. The majority of my social media did march so I guess in a way I am preaching to the choir.
However, I did want to share a little about my WHY. Growing up a shy and anxious introvert, it was extremely difficult for me to speak up. I had opinions but was afraid of being judged or criticized. I have also always hated conflict.