Meditation for Calm

Meditation for Calm

Breathe. Focus your energy on your presence right n o w. Pause. Notice the posture you hold. Breathe in and feel the air flow through your body, down your core, and into your arms, legs, and extremities. Breathe out and observe the release as your muscles relax into the moment. Breathe in, presence. Breathe out, [...]

Finding A Counselor

Finding A Counselor

I finally decided it was time for me to heal myself without the help of prescription drugs, so I began my search for a licensed mental health counselor. I didn't start working with someone immediately, but that hopeful, forward momentum within me kept me motivated to find the right person. When I did find a [...]

What It’s Like

What It’s Like

We were in Chicago for a few days, and I took my boyfriend at the time to a neighborhood bar to see friends. Almost immediately I felt a light-headed, anxious rush come over me. We ordered drinks and food, but I couldn’t touch them. “What’s wrong with me? Nothing’s even happened.” I felt warm, nervously [...]