How I Manage My Anxiety

Today’s post is one I’ve had sitting in my drafts since last summer, never really knowing when was the right time to press publish. I’ve mentioned anxiety a lot before, and even did a whole podcast episode about it — AFTR #7. But in today’s current coronavirus climate, I don’t think there could be a better time to hit publish on this one. I know a lot of people are experiencing anxiety right now, and some may be for the very first time. Anxiety is a term that gets thrown around a lot, almost to the point where people use “stress” and “anxiety” interchangeably. But as someone who’s been diagnosed by a psychiatrist as having “generalized anxiety disorder,” I can assure you they are not the same.

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so many emotions

Wow, I’m not even sure where to start, but I’ve got to start somewhere… I’ve had so many different thoughts and emotions swirling through my head, and I’ve so desperately tried to sit down and write this post, but my brain just feels cloudy — any clear concentration seems to have left the building during this quarantine. Last Monday seems like a month ago. And the Monday before that, a year.

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What I Wore Last Week

It’s been the most mild March so far, and I’ve been loving the fact that I can lighten up the layers here in Chicago! Last week, I had a work dinner, went on a date, attended an event for Women’s Day, as well as some more casual days of errands and grocery shopping. Here’s a look at what I wore…

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Friday Finds || Vol. 4, Week 10

Happy Friday! I’m excited for the weekend even though I don’t have much on the calendar… This week was busy on all fronts (workload, events, apartment searching, doctor’s appointment, etc) so I’m looking forward to relaxing a bit. I want to get in a few good workouts, get some good sleep, read, and wander around the city a little bit since it’s supposed to be 50 tomorrow and SIXTY WHOLE DEGREES on Sunday!

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