How Trello Helps Me Manage Anxiety

When I first started learning how to manage my anxiety, I discovered pretty quickly that a routine, stability, and a lack of surprises is my optimum functioning environment. I’m pretty sure that my childhood had a lot to do with that. My little brother is on the autism spectrum and a large amount of my childhood revolved around that. Consistency and routine were key, right down to the fact that his peanut butter sandwiches had to be made just right. Everything had to run on a schedule or he’d have a meltdown. My mom was a single mom and a…

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Fitness + Body Positivity Suggestions Needed!

Today’s blog post for NaBloPoMo was supposed to be about something completely different, you’ll see what tomorrow! Instead, we’re going to talk about fatness, fitness, and body positivity. If you’ve been around a while then you might know that 10 years ago I lost a ton of weight. It was 70-80lb and to be truthful, 10 years later I’ve gained it all back and maybe more? I don’t know because I don’t weigh myself. It might be the Leo in me, it might be the fact that when I put my mind to something I go alllll in, and I…

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Keep Breathing

“Keep breathing. If you keep breathing, eventually something changes.” – Krishna Das. This quote popped up in my Facebook memories from a few years ago and even though I can’t remember why I posted it, it’s almost a sure thing that I was anxious. I’ve written about Krishna Das on the blog before and it’s mainly because I absolutely love his music. He has such a deep and soulful timbre to his voice. Listening to his music is honestly like wrapping myself in the warm blanket of his words. He’s also such a wise human with so many things to…

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11/7 Things I’m Grateful For

I’m going to make today’s blog post short and sweet, since it’s #ThankfulThursday, I want to say a few things that I’m grateful for! First and foremost would be my wife, Megan. She’s an amazing partner and an amazing person and she adds a brightness to my life that has been missing for an incredibly long time. Windy Rainy Weather I think when I looked at the thermostat it said it was 58 degrees in here and I absolutely love it. My windows are open and I’m curled up with a blanket, that’s where you can find me most days.…

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