Saving {very dry} Winter Skin

Happy Friday! Its winter here in Western North Carolina, but I feel a little uncomfortable describing it as such- especially because it’s 71ºF today. Nevertheless, it is February, and my winter skin problems are plaguing me like its 20ºF. I used to describe myself as someone with VERY dry skin. But after watching hours of youtube videos… Continue reading Saving {very dry} Winter Skin

Lifestyle · Mental Health

Hitting the Brakes as a Chronic People Pleaser

  I lied. I lied to other people, and I even lied to myself. I said something that I thought would make everyone else happy to hear, rather than really examining the truth. My lie was that I said I had realized that the reason I thought I needed to go through a period of such… Continue reading Hitting the Brakes as a Chronic People Pleaser

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Awesome Outlets for Overcoming Anxiety

As someone who spent most of her life thinking that people who had anxiety were just people who couldn’t handle stress (sorry about that), it really took me by surprise when I became absolutely overwhelmed with anxiety last fall. It literally felt like walking into a brick wall, that consequently fell on me, and there was… Continue reading Awesome Outlets for Overcoming Anxiety