anxiety

First, I tell her the love story, and also the heartbreak story, and she listens, even if she's heard so much of this before.

How My Alcoholic Ex Strengthened My Relationship With Our Daughter

As long as I give my daughter the space to talk, I feel like my alcoholic ex can strengthened my relationship with her. I hope she knows that I'm Read...
Rachel Sarah    |   06.5.18   |   SHARE
Long Reads
I have to pack boxes and go through things that remind me of all the lives I’ve lead and throw away things that no longer serve me.

I Didn't Realize Moving Meant Packing Up My Trauma, Too

I cannot fix the fear and anxiety and overwhelming sadness about this upcoming move. The frightening truth is this: the only way out of it is through. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   06.1.18   |   SHARE
Minds
Anxiety can involve a fear of the unexpected, and thinking about how the trip will go can feel so disastrous and foreboding.

How To Travel When You Have Anxiety

Anxiety can involve a fear of the unexpected, and thinking about how the trip will go can feel so disastrous and foreboding. Read...
Andrea Crowley-Hughes of The Refresh    |   05.4.18   |   SHARE
Minds
For several years in my late 20s and early 30s, health anxiety had a stranglehold on my life — and it started from a scary place.

I Recovered From Health Anxiety (And So Can You)

These days, I can’t say I’m never hit with anxiety about an unexpected pain or a weird lump. But when fear creeps in, I stick to some helpful Read...
Sarah Garone    |   04.13.18   |   SHARE
Minds
Being a mom with anxiety, hard as it is, is actually the only kind of mom I want to be.

Being A Mother Is Hard. Being A Mother Living With Anxiety Is Harder.

My anxiety doesn’t mean I can’t be a good parent. In fact, it makes me a better one. Read...
Elizabeth Laura Nelson of SHESAID    |   04.9.18   |   SHARE
MindsFamilies
International Day of Happiness is a bunch of nonsense. Stop telling people to be happy.

Not To Be A Downer, But The International Day Of Happiness Is Some Bullsh*t

Today is International Day Of Happiness. It’s a damaging narrative that invalidates the experiences of people who are simply unable to be happy. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   03.20.18   |   SHARE
Trending
It is one thing to harbor a little mommy guilt as the kids grow older, but it’s another to parent through anxiety.

Mommy Guilt Can Be A Sign Of Anxiety 

It is one thing to harbor a little mommy guilt as the kids grow older, but it’s another to parent through anxiety — letting fear dictate every Read...
Jonita Davis    |   03.12.18   |   SHARE
Families
Awash in the postpartum anxiety, I felt glued to the couch, unable to mobilize myself to get anything done except the bare basics of being a present.

What To Do When You Have Postpartum Anxiety

Awash in the postpartum anxiety, I felt glued to the couch, unable to mobilize myself to get anything done except the bare basics of being a present. Read...
Carrie Saum    |   03.9.18   |   SHARE
Families