motherless · Quarantine/COVID-19/Coronavirus

Wake Me Up When October Ends During The Pandemic

As October starts, I can't help myself from thinking about what if my mom was alive. October has always been my favorite month but the last almost 6 years brought on a roller coaster of emotions. Luckily as my daughter gets older, the pain of my mom’s death anniversary disappears in the air. She loves… Continue reading Wake Me Up When October Ends During The Pandemic

anxiety/ depression

When Anxiety Creeps Up On Me And Takes Over

Anxiety loves messing with my head. It fills up with doubt as if a What If Monster creeps inside my mind. I get lost in a heavy, dark cloud hanging over me. My mind spins in circles as I begin to freak out. I start to overthink EVERYTHING and sometimes have panic attacks. Everything starts… Continue reading When Anxiety Creeps Up On Me And Takes Over

anxiety/ depression

10 Uplifting Songs To Listen To When You’re Feeling The Blues

Music helps lift up our spirits on when the world is crashing down on us. It reminds us we’re not alone and speaks to our souls. Warning: don’t listen to depressing music if you’re upset. Listen to these uplifting songs instead when you’re feeling blue. 1) "So don't be afraid to let them show Your… Continue reading 10 Uplifting Songs To Listen To When You’re Feeling The Blues

anxiety/ depression

Why Demi Lovato’s Documentary ‘Simply Complicated’ Changed the Way I Look at Life

Since day one, Demi has been a warrior of change through her music and now her official documentary “Simply Complicated” brings it to a whole new level. It proves she’s so much more than just a pretty face or a singer behind the lyrics of our favorite songs. She is a person with real-life problems,… Continue reading Why Demi Lovato’s Documentary ‘Simply Complicated’ Changed the Way I Look at Life

Motherhood

To The Mom Potty Training While Having Anxiety

"Mommy, wow I'm a big kid now." - Huggies  Potty training takes a lot of patience for your little one and you. It’s full a lot of poop and a lot of pees accidents all day long. It’s overwhelming. But you have to keep your head up because your little one is counting on you.… Continue reading To The Mom Potty Training While Having Anxiety

Parentless

How To Survive Easter When You’re Parentless

Easter is here. You’re probably hating every hour, minute, and second of the preparations and celebrations. Every inch of your body is aching and holding back from having an anxiety attack in front of the people around you. You just want to scream because all of the mothers and fathers are making you feel uncomfortable.… Continue reading How To Survive Easter When You’re Parentless

anxiety/ depression

Just Because I Have Dark Thoughts Doesn’t Mean I’m Suicidal

Life isn’t always butterflies, and unicorns like everyone thinks it is. It's much darker than a lot of us would like to admit. Days are full of frustrations and struggle that not everyone can handle on their own. And life is also full of loss. But I’m not afraid of death.  So does that make me… Continue reading Just Because I Have Dark Thoughts Doesn’t Mean I’m Suicidal

anxiety/ depression

Anxiety Is The Friend You Wish Would Stop Inviting Herself Over

You know that one friend who’s always changing moods and not knowing which today will bring. Anxiety is that friend. It's never on the same page as you. It will always mess with your head. Anxiety is the “Debbie Downer” the friend you wish you just loosen up. Some days, it shows up happy and… Continue reading Anxiety Is The Friend You Wish Would Stop Inviting Herself Over