Resiliency Series: Staying Grounded

Last week we started this series on resiliency by talking about optimism. (Click here if you missed it and want to catch up.) This week we are moving on to staying grounded. Whenever panic, over-stimulation, or wonky brain strikes, we often times find ourselves caught up in a tornado of thoughts and feelings. One wayContinue reading “Resiliency Series: Staying Grounded”

five tactics for nagging thoughts

Sometimes I get thoughts that won’t let me go, usually of the anxiety nature. They play in a loop and I compulsively go over the details or my plan or the inevitable catastrophe or rejection I’m going to face in the future. Thinking about it feels like a form of control, I suppose, over thingsContinue reading “five tactics for nagging thoughts”

Strategies for the Wonky Brain – Part 3

Hi! If you’re new here, my name’s Alissa and I’m passionate about writing about wonky brain, specifically about strategies for managing it and working through it. Oh, and wonky brain is my term for what would generally speaking be called anxiety and depression. For some reason, I feel like calling it wonky brain gives meContinue reading “Strategies for the Wonky Brain – Part 3”