I recently came across this app called Finch, which describes itself as your “self-care best friend.” It’s a cute cross between a CBT tool and a cute virtual pet, and I’ve found that combo to be extremely compelling for me. Though, I can understand why the aesthetic could turn a lot of people off. In … Continue reading First Impressions of Finch, the Self-Care Virtual Pet
Well, here we are. It’s hard to believe it’s finally 2022, yet at the same time it’s hard to believe we haven’t totally passed it by. It’s definitely been a strange, scary, and lonely couple of years. 2021 was a rollercoaster of a year for me, filled with some of the highest highs and lowest … Continue reading Welcome to 2022
Do a search for "Do I have anxiety?" and you'll be presented with a wide range of online self-assessments that claim to tell you if you've got an anxiety disorder. For FREE! How awesome is that? That's a great question! On some level, it depends on which assessment you do. Some are basically BuzzFeed quizzes, others … Continue reading How Useful Are Online Anxiety Assessments?
The past week, I’ve been feeling pretty down. Yes, I had a bit of a bummer of a week thanks to a dating experience that didn’t go as well as I had hoped, but I’ve also been feeling a bit guilty. Guilty because I haven’t done as much as I’d have liked to. My days … Continue reading Make Today Better Than Yesterday
When it comes to this blog, I usually like to write positive pieces, or pieces that might help people who are dealing with anxiety and depression. But I’m also not afraid to admit when I don’t have the answers, or when I don’t believe I can honestly stand behind something that I write. After all, … Continue reading So, I Need To Be Honest About the Post I Recently Deleted…
June is Pride Month, and even though I'm very late to the game here I wanted to take the time to acknowledge the mental health struggles that affect the LGBTQ+ community. This has been stewing in my mind the last few weeks, and if I make one post this month I think this should be … Continue reading The Pride Month Post