Find a safe space

You’re having a panic attack, struggling to see straight, calm your racing thoughts, slow your pounding heart, and breathe. You tell yourself you’re okay. You aren’t in actual, physical danger. But something triggered your alarm system, which sent a message to your amygdala, which made all this shit happen in your body in order toContinue reading “Find a safe space”

Happy things to appreciate πŸ’™ (updates!)

Random acts of kindness πŸ’• Cloud watching ☁️ Giving something my allπŸ’― The tippytap of my dog’s paws as he comes to me when I call him 🐾❣️ Family!! πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘§ Fairytales about princesses and castles πŸ°πŸ‘‘ Classic Disney movies Β°OΒ° πŸ“Ό Waking up without an alarm ⏰ πŸŒ… Selfies when I’m really feeling myself 🀳🏻Continue reading “Happy things to appreciate πŸ’™ (updates!)”

Thoughts become things, so choose them wisely: a platitude that I’m finding particularly relevant lately

We don’t have curtains on our windows, which is probably dumb for a few reasons, but the upside is that I get to wake up in harmony with the entire stretch of world that exists on the other side of the glass. Sometimes that means there’s a gradual lightening of everything outside that is echoedContinue reading

Coping Kit

Happy things πŸ’™

Random acts of kindness πŸ’• Cloud watching ☁️ Giving something my allπŸ’― Stories about princesses πŸ°πŸ‘‘ Selfies when I’m feeling myself 🀳🏻 Coffee β˜•οΈ Meeting up with friends πŸ‘­ Getting stronger πŸ‹πŸΌβ€β™€οΈ (physically or emotionally)❗️ Proving my resilience β¬‡οΈπŸ†™ Beer with friends after a long week πŸ—“πŸ» Going on a trip ✈️ Pretty bows πŸŽ€Continue reading “Happy things πŸ’™”

Corner of Good: Fall Edition

As much as I loveeee summer and the bright colors, the enveloping heat, and the late nights and early mornings that accompany it…I so appreciate when the season starts to merge into fall.Β  When the colors turn their warm shades of orange and red, when the weather gets cooler and there’s a crispness to theContinue reading “Corner of Good: Fall Edition”

Laura’s Corner of Good

My brother-in-law texted me last night with this idea, and after thinking about it, I decided to do what he suggested.Β  There really is too much of the bad, too much bullshit, too much negative.Β  So I’m gonna try to make a list of good things weekly, kind of a regular thing, just to brightenContinue reading “Laura’s Corner of Good”

Romanticize the shit out of your life, honestly