Trying to do all the things. Lack of self care. Not sleeping enough. These are things that you may be able to pinpoint as anxiety triggers. Heck, even a lack of mindfulness in your life may be obvious to you (if not, that’s OK too). But did you know that there may be other things… Read More 10 Unexpected Things That May be Triggering Your Anxiety
Anxiety is a big fat liar. Anxiety is the mind’s (also known as ego) way of protecting us from situations and things it perceives as threats – whether valid or not. It encourages us to stay home when we should really go out. It tells us we are dying when we aren’t (at least in… Read More 8 Lies My Anxiety Tells Me & How I Move Past Them
Tell us a little bit about yourself! Who are you? Where are you from? What types of things do you enjoy doing? I am a mom to two busy little girls, a wife to one techie husband, and a brand new green mama blogger. I grew up in the countryside of Northern Missouri, but have… Read More Anxiety Stories: Julie S.
Before we dive in, let me define what minimalism and zero waste living are. Minimalism. While there isn’t a specific definition about minimalism in terms of living like a minimalist, the general idea is to live with less (and I’m not just talking about physical clutter here). Zero waste. The definition of zero waste is… Read More 11 Ways Minimalism and Zero Waste Living Are The Same
Tell us a little bit about yourself! Who are you? Where are you from? What types of things do you enjoy doing? I am a Retired Army Combat Veteran, mom and military spouse. I am a blogger, motivational speaker and life coach. I help those who suffer from ptsd, anxiety and depression know that they… Read More Anxiety Stories: Annette W
Tell us a little bit about yourself! Who are you? Where are you from? What types of things do you enjoy doing? My name is Esther, I’m 22 years old and from Hertfordshire in the UK (but I’m currently travelling Australia). I’m a psychology graduate and a certified yoga teacher. I’m hoping to go back… Read More Anxiety Stories: Esther C.
Do you feel your chest tighten whenever you read about the earth’s temperature rising or sea ice melting or yet another natural disaster caused by climate change? Do you feel a pang of guilt every time you have to buy something in single-use packaging at the store because there are no other options? Or when… Read More Eco Anxiety and Guilt: The What and The How (to Manage)
Trigger warning: assault – this story contains details of the writer being physically assaulted while in college. Tell us a little bit about yourself! Who are you? Where are you from? What types of things do you enjoy doing? Hi Laura, thank you so much for inviting me to share my story with your readers.… Read More Anxiety Stories: Caite E.
40% of all food is thrown away. Think of how much money that is. Think of all the resources that went into a particular item of food that is, well, literally being thrown away. And that’s not even the worst. The worst is that food waste, when thrown in a landfill, doesn’t break down and… Read More How to Plan your Meals in Order to Reduce Food Waste (and Save Money)
Tell us a little bit about yourself! Who are you? Where are you from? What types of things do you enjoy doing? I’m Gina from the Steps to Self blog. I’m a southern girl from North Carolina. I like reading, good movies, kayaking, hiking, and camping. The beach is my absolute favorite place to be!… Read More Anxiety Stories: Gina