• 5 Anxiety Grounding Techniques to Use Anywhere

    5 Anxiety Grounding Techniques to Use Anywhere

    I personally have lived with anxiety my entire life. Well, as long as I can remember. It isn’t easy and it’s not fun. But as I’ve learned during the past several years is that if you live with anxiety it’s crucial that you also know a good deal of coping skills to combat that anxiety.…


  • How To Support A Friend With ADHD

    How To Support A Friend With ADHD

    Tips From Someone Who Has It In 2016 I was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). If you don’t know, ADHD suggests that I experience an inability to focus and will often feel restless. I also get distracted easily and sometimes struggle to finish what I’ve started. ADHD has been a controversial topic in…


  • Why I Don’t Compare My Zero Drafts to Other Writers’ Final Drafts

    Why I Don’t Compare My Zero Drafts to Other Writers’ Final Drafts

    As I was reading articles on Medium this week I came across the quote, “Allow yourself to be a beginner. No one starts at the top.” And it prompted me to think about how I combat the comparison trap as a new novel writer in an established field I think one of the most difficult…