Healing from Anxiety, PTSD, Fear and Stress

Fun fact. For over 2 years I couldn’t hold a knife, walk down the stairs in my home, drive over a bridge, hold a cell phone charger or be alone with my kids without thinking I’d do something to them, or to myself.
 
My husband couldn’t leave me alone. I was like a scared little child, terrified of my own self.
 
I will say I didn’t get much help or relief through the “traditional” route of going to my doctor or to a therapist.
 
I was still alone with myself every day, so I took control.
 
Why am I sharing this?
 
Because FEAR, stress, anxiety, insecurity, and PTSD is a b*tch and it can ruin your life, your health, your relationships, your finances if you don’t handle it and do the work to learn HOW transcend it.
 
It was the darkest season of my life, and there’s no real reason WHY it happened to me, but what I learned along my healing journey is it was meant to happen, and it gave me a tool...
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Believe in your INNER BADASS

It was 55K in hidden credit card debt, pay day loans... you could have blown me over with a feather.
 
I remember Refinancing the mortgage. Sweeping it under the rug. “Home Renovations”. 3 months later…. It happened again. Another 15K in debt and it was that day . I made a decision to put my own oxygen mask on, and save myself.
 
To do what was HARD. To leave. To make his problems. HIS problems, and I packed up 2 garbage bags of essentials and left.
 
Not taking half of everything like I could have easily fought for. I left. Everything I worked so hard for. Saved for. Planned for. Gone. I did everything “The right way”.
 
I had a 4 month old baby, and the life I planned out and tried to CONTROL didn’t work out too well.
 
When I moved out, I shared a room with my baby boy . We slept in the same room, and there was no alone time, but we had love and he was my strength. We were surrounded by love,...
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