Friends with Anxiety: How to help them

Friends with Anxiety: How to help them

After my recent article, What It’s Like To Have An Anxiety Attack On An Airplane, a friend asked me, “What could one do to help someone during an anxiety attack?” The answer isn’t an easy one. Everyone with an anxiety disorder has different triggers and coping methods; there is no blanket answer for how to [...]

What It’s Like to Have an Anxiety Attack on an Airplane

What It’s Like to Have an Anxiety Attack on an Airplane

“Don’t think about it” and “it’s not a big deal” are the two most common phrases spoken to someone with anxiety. They’re also the most annoying, that honestly kind of makes me want to punch you in the throat.  They’re sayings that as soon as they’re out of your mouth, I know you don’t have [...]

Why I’m Open about my Mental Health (and you should be, too)

Why I’m Open about my Mental Health (and you should be, too)

By Brianna Krueger Talking about your mental health is taboo because of the stigma surrounding it. Let people know what’s ‘wrong’ with you and you’re the plague (Yay, another ‘wrong’ thing with me!) But the stigma and taboo has got to go, because judging someone for mental health? Not cool. You wouldn’t kick over a [...]

Gut Check: Are You Keeping Up with Your New Year’s Resolutions?

Gut Check: Are You Keeping Up with Your New Year’s Resolutions?

So here we are - the second week of February.  Many of us had goals or resolutions that we intended on starting when 2017 began. Since it has been over a month, now is the perfect time to re-evaluate your goals or make new ones. To re-evaluate goals, you first must change your mindset. Here [...]