How Adopting My Dog Helped My Anxiety and Depression

Hey, Heifers! Welcome to Angus Eye Tea: the podcast all about anxiety, depression, and dogs. I’m like, guys, I kind of feel crappy. I’ve been very anxious lately because I’m in a medication change and the kind of shit I have to go through for that is. Nah, it wasn’t too bad. And then justContinue reading “How Adopting My Dog Helped My Anxiety and Depression”

The Monthly Meltdown: Naughty and Nice December Goals

Happy December! I hope you had a great November. Mine was filled with the following joys: I won NaNoWriMo! Holy cow! I got a psychiatrist. Holy cow! I’m changing my medications. H-holy cow. I’m catching a cold. Cow. Needless to say, I’m ready for a new month and that coveted clean slate. These were myContinue reading “The Monthly Meltdown: Naughty and Nice December Goals”

A Thank You to My Flaws, Fears, and Frustrations

To the Loud-Ass Kids on the Playground Hey kids. You annoy the hell out of me. You freak out my dog, you leave trash in my patio, and you like to play that dumb game where you grab a big rock and bang it against the electrical box. I don’t know why your parents don’tContinue reading “A Thank You to My Flaws, Fears, and Frustrations”

How NaNoWriMo Helps My Mental Health | National Novel Writing Month

For the fourth year in a row, I will be attempting the writing challenge for National Novel Writing Month, known as NaNoWriMo. In the month of November, thousands of writers will attempt to write a 50,000 word novel in 30 days. It’s…kinda bonkers. I’ve won each year so far, but it took a lot ofContinue reading “How NaNoWriMo Helps My Mental Health | National Novel Writing Month”

What I Wish I Knew in High School as an Anxious, Depressed Teen

I was a hot mess in high school. Unfortunately for me, a lot of people around me–including myself–didn’t quite understand anxiety or depression. This meant that a lot of the time, people assumed I was: Just a pissy teenager A brat Weak A “worrier” Stable overachiever Lazy In this episode, I talk about my experienceContinue reading “What I Wish I Knew in High School as an Anxious, Depressed Teen”

The Monthly Meltdown: November 2019

In The Monthly Meltdown series, I review my previous goals, assess how I’m doing, and then set my new goals for the coming month. OCTOBER GOALS | Time Stamp: 8:00 I did not walk Fern to three new places. I kept travelling this month and didn’t have my act together. But, I did try toContinue reading “The Monthly Meltdown: November 2019”

Creativity And Depression: How To Find Your Muse When You’re Deep In Your Blues

I’m a creative person, so when I feel that source dwindle, I feel like I’ve lost part of who I am. If I can’t write, or podcast, or plan amazing Halloween costumes for my dog, then what good am I?⁠ Part of having depression as a creative is learning to work with your depression, notContinue reading “Creativity And Depression: How To Find Your Muse When You’re Deep In Your Blues”