A Letter to Anxiety, Depression, and OCD

Dear Anxiety, Depression, and OCD, I’m writing this letter to you all because, as of right now, I can’t exactly tell which one of you is responsible for the events of this past week. To be honest, I have a sneaking suspicion that all three of you are in cahoots, so let me address you […]

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Affordable DIY Christmas Decor

You know, this whole blog thing is really good for me: I try to make my photos look like all the beautiful professional photos on my Instagram feed, but seeing how I live in a basement apartment and have a phone for a camera, this blog is teaching me to accept that not everything can be perfect. […]

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Beauty Book

I apologize for taking so long to write another post. I’ve been running on survival mode for the last several weeks, but I will be slowing down and writing more often. This is my happy place, my space to be creative and connect with others in a meaningful way, and I need it. Speaking of slowing down, […]

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7 Things I’ve Learned About Anxiety and Food

My relationship with food is more complicated than any relationship I’ve ever had with a guy. From bouts of emotional binge eating in an endless “sweet, salty, sweet” pattern and regularly rewarding myself with two Sodalicious chocolate chip cookies for “getting through the day” to browsing the shelves of organic grocery stores that sell things […]

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Choosing Simplicity

This post is difficult to write not only because it sets the foundation for my blog, but also because it’s somewhat of a confession. (breathe) Let’s start there… I have anxiety, OCD, and mild depression. Looking back on my life, the signs of anxiety (and its best friends, OCD and depression) were always there—I just […]

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