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On Anxiety & Emotional Support Animals

On Anxiety & Emotional Support Animals

Here’s everything I’ve tried over the past few years to manage my anxiety and panic attacks: Breathing exercises. Yoga. Praying. Meditation. Running. Marijuana/CBD. Xanax. Antidepressants. Diet changes. No alcohol. Sleep. Fidget cubes. Thyroid tests. A new job. New roommates. Red wine. Magnesium. Stress gummies. Writing. Coloring. Mental health days. Tea instead of coffee. Aromatherapy. Deep [...]

Nothing But Fiction

Nothing But Fiction

I’ve always considered myself to be a fiction writer. I lived in my imagination as a kid (and yet, I was pragmatic to a fault at times; just ask my dad). Long before I’d experienced any real pain or suffering in life, I wrote “chapter books” about The Underground Railroad or young girls forced into [...]

Anxious in Seattle

Anxious in Seattle

Famous buildings and structures tend to have one thing in common—their height. From the Golden Gate Bridge to the Willis Tower to the Statue of Liberty, the country is filled with elevated sightseeing opportunities. Millions and millions of people from across the globe come to stand atop these famous pieces of architecture and gaze out [...]