Adventures in Anxiety, Dear Starfish Diaries

The Vigilant Gatekeeper: protecting myself from anxiety triggers, and fun facts about popcorn.

As a person with anxiety, I find that I have to be a vigilant gatekeeper for the information that I allow myself to digest.  For example, I am very careful not to read books or watch movies that are very sad or very scary.  Scratch that- even a little sad or a little scary.  I’m… Read More The Vigilant Gatekeeper: protecting myself from anxiety triggers, and fun facts about popcorn.

Dear Starfish Diaries, Health

Thank you, Universe, for my awesome life. And oh my gawwwwd I miss pretzels (4 week plan check-in).

I am so flippin lucky.  And I just need to talk about it for a tick.  Set aside my amazing, supportive husband.  Ignore my loving, forgiving family.  Pay no attention to my life-long, inspiring friends.  Turn a blind eye to my adorable dog, rewarding job, cozy home, food on the table, and sunshine-y day. Actually,… Read More Thank you, Universe, for my awesome life. And oh my gawwwwd I miss pretzels (4 week plan check-in).

Adventures in Anxiety, Dear Starfish Diaries, Yogalicious

Living in the moment. Let’s do that more, shall we?

You know that feeling you get when it’s alllmost the weekend?  Or the day before vacation?  You can practically taste it- the fun, the freedom, the seemingly endless span of “me time” ahead?  You CANNOT beat that feeling.  It’s delicious. How about that feeling you get when you have a big deadline looming?  An exam… Read More Living in the moment. Let’s do that more, shall we?