anxiety/depression, Gardening, Health, Journaling, Life, mental health, Writing

Hot Smoke and Sassafras

My garden is in my house, guys. I should have known better...getting all plant-happy and banking on continually warm weather. News flash, Minnesota is not a continually warm weather kind of state. Due to plunging temperatures going under freezing, all plants were carried inside while fighting off an overzealous goat to keep him out of… Continue reading Hot Smoke and Sassafras

anxiety/depression, Country Living, Farm Life, Gardening, mental health

Garden Therapy

Gardening is something I haven't done in for-ev-er. Goats make it impossible. A little public service announcement....goats will get out and they will destroy everything and the garden goes first. So with the goats always besting every attempt I make at keeping them in (though this year we've been pretty successful...famous last words) I decided… Continue reading Garden Therapy

anxiety/depression, Life, mental health

Guilt, you’re on the bench…Anxiety, you’re up!

I had the best laid plans for getting this post done over the weekend...and week..and a week after that intended day to post. But turns out that a week back to work after a summer off and a switch to an entirely different work setting the following week with it's own rules and regulations to… Continue reading Guilt, you’re on the bench…Anxiety, you’re up!

anxiety/depression

Unprofessional Tips for Coping with Panic Attacks

I’m going to start off with a little necessary disclaimer. The advice I’m about to give is not professional advice, nor is it meant to be taken as such. It’s advice based on my personal experience with panic disorder and with the incredibly not fun attacks that come with it. I recently posted an article… Continue reading Unprofessional Tips for Coping with Panic Attacks

anxiety/depression, Country Living, Life, mental health, Parenting

If By Cleaning…You Mean Total Destruction

It started with a shelf. That’s usually how it always starts. It’s one item, in one room, that I want to rearrange so that, when I look at it, it offers some glimpse of serenity in the chaotic mess. Like every half-hatched plan I work up in my mind...it usually goes far beyond a simple… Continue reading If By Cleaning…You Mean Total Destruction

Life, Writing

My View Today

Hello followers! What few I have. 😉 So to get back on track with blogging and to usher in a new type of lifestyle (hopefully), I’ve taken on the idea of taking a daily challenge through the month of December, complete with writing prompts. I know I’ve been pretty quiet. With the political climate being… Continue reading My View Today