5 WAYS TO REDUCE ANXIETY ON THE SPOT

 

It may feel like it, but you are not alone. Being a mom of 2, wife, employee, sister, daughter, etc. and on top of that, a people pleaser, it feels like my days consist of meeting everyone else’s needs and at the end of the day, I am too tired to focus on mine. Anxiety is normal ya’ll! It is a body’s response to deal with everyday threats and future stressful events. It can also happen at bad times or too often, which can lead to an Anxiety disorder. Learning to take care of anxiety on the spot can reduce future panic attacks, headaches, and give you peace of mind. Please keep in mind that I am in no way a doctor or professional, but having an anxiety disorder, I feel like the following 5 steps to be the most helpful…

 

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FOR THE LOVE OF BOOKS AND ESSENTIAL OILS

Hey Guys! Hope everyone had an eventful weekend. I put a lot of items on my weekend bucket list, expecting to cross out at least half, and I was able to accomplish just that. One of my favorite parts of this weekend was finding this new and used book store with over 23,000 square feet, top to bottom of nothing but books. This wasn’t your ordinary book store, this was a true experience. I could have literally spent HOURS in this place and get lost in time. I can still smell the authentic aroma of old book pages. I was also able to capture some pretty cool pictures from my iPhone!

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WEEKEND BUCKET LIST

I don’t know about you, but before my weekend starts I feel like it has already ended. I can get wrapped up in a task in the morning and before I know it, its almost dinner time. Also, your not the only one that can get sucked into the black hole of social media. One thing just leads to another and I went from wanting to change my whole wardrobe to an article about why I need chickens in my backyard!

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OUR (destination) KEY WEST WEDDING

I still can’t believe it, we are finally married! We decided to tie the knot in the beautiful Key West. Since we were paying for everything on our own, we had to think outside the box in making everything work within our budget. With Michael being Italian/Greek and I am Italian myself, we both have VERY big families. We had to narrow our guest list down as much as possible to help with cost.

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OUR LOVE STORY

 

No love story is the same, and ours is proof of that. Michael and I met through a mutual friend in late 2006. When I first saw him I was completely SMITTEN, and I knew right away he was the one. After patiently waiting, we had our first date in April of 2007 and have been together ever since. In April of 2008 we found out we were pregnant. This was a huge surprise considering I had cervical cancer when I was 16 and had undergone some surgeries which prevented me from ever becoming pregnant, or so the doctor said.

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