Category: Mental health

It’s going down

There is no “before and after.” Antidepressants are not a life sentence, nor are they a miracle cure. I’m the one who’s been here all along, medicated and otherwise.

The link between mental health and creativity

Once I fully understood the connection between my mental health and creativity, it changed my life.

Best ever (compromise) pancakes

I get a lot of compliments on my homemade pancakes when I make them on trips, for sleepovers, etc. They’re damn good.

It’s always scarier at night

It's always scarier at night {Heather's Handmade Life}

It’s always scarier at night. This is what I try to remind myself when my anxiety is spiraling out of control in the middle of the night because one of the kids is really sick. Throwing up is awful, but not worrying because I… Continue Reading “It’s always scarier at night”

Five songs I find weirdly inspirational

Five inspirational songs you wouldn't expect {Heather's Handmade Life}

As a writer, I’m obviously a lyric person. I’m always Googling lyrics to new songs I hear, and often the words are the entire reason I like a song — no matter how it sounds. (On the other side of things, Darling Husband likes… Continue Reading “Five songs I find weirdly inspirational”