anxiety

coping with depression

It never fails to surprise me how badly depression can physically hurt. It is an indescribable pain growing somewhere inside your torso. You can’t even understand where it lives, but you feel it pushing down […]

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Anxiety

Robin Farr, 5 Minutes for Mom contributor, shares her insight into how to cope with anxiety. This post is compensated but her opinions are her own. I’ve dealt with anxiety in various forms for years, but […]

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Allergies are more than just a nuisance. For some kids, they can be life threatening, and as a mom that means even more worrying about how to keep your kid reaction-free when you’re not with […]

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I hate horror movies. I have never been able to understand why someone would find it entertaining to tease their mind with panic and fear. There is far too much anxiety and fear toying with […]

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In the movies, women are never sitting in waiting rooms praying they’ll be granted a delivery room. But for my first delivery, I spent four days waiting to get a hospital room AFTER my water […]

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My Grandmother killed herself. Or drank herself to death. No one can tell me for sure. But, after a lifetime of numbing her pain with alcohol, my grandmother was found dead at her kitchen table, […]

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Janice and I don’t usually sit around laughing about bugs (even thinking too long about them makes us squirm.) But when the folks at Raid® asked us to host a fabulous giveaway for TWO $500 […]

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stress

Are you a worrier? How often do you get stressed? I’m constantly amazed at how some people don’t seem to worry as life tosses them about, while others — like me — are in a […]

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Julia

It’s hard to remember it. I’ve said before… it feels like it all couldn’t really have happened. Except that the evidence is sleeping upstairs. A girl, turning five a few hours from now, sleeping next […]

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I get out of bed and the waves of depression almost knock me over. I want to give in and crawl back into the comfort of my covers. I make my way to my computer […]

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