March 2019 Goals

2019 is really flying by, isn't it? I can't believe it's already March. I also can't believe that in a short two months, my daughter will be here and I will be frantically trying to figure out what the hell I am doing. Here's an obligatory March 2019 goals post as I really want to … Continue reading March 2019 Goals

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Surviving the first trimester when you have anxiety and depression

Congratulations! You have just found out that you are going to be a new mom. Not only does this mean bringing a beautiful and bouncy baby into this world, but it also means that the next nine months will be a hormonal and emotional roller coaster. Being pregnant and becoming a mom when you have … Continue reading Surviving the first trimester when you have anxiety and depression

It’s been 5 years since my friend committed suicide: An open letter

You never really think that the time moves that quickly after a traumatic event in your life. I got a call that my beloved coworker and friend had died. I couldn't believe it- he was young and had just had a baby who was less than a year old. I didn't really comprehend how he … Continue reading It’s been 5 years since my friend committed suicide: An open letter

How To Understand Your Loved One’s Mental Health Struggles

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 1 in 10 adults are affected by depression. Common behaviors of those with depression include withdrawal, anger, flat expression, and even suicidal thoughts. The Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) states that more than 40 million people in the U.S. struggle with anxiety disorders and can … Continue reading How To Understand Your Loved One’s Mental Health Struggles