How To Be A World Traveller When You Have Anxiety Disorder.

“When in doubt, book that ticket and go!”  (Photo by Jennifer Pedraza Richardson) Today I wanted to talk about something that took me a lot of time to overcome.  Anxiety Disorder is something I’ve lived with for over 30 years. I’ve learned tools to manage it  but most of the work came with finding the…

Journalling for Mental Health

Of all of the techniques or practices I have learned throughout  my journey in healing Anxiety and Agoraphobia, one of the most meaningful and helpful for me has been journalling.   I’ve always loved to write and deeply enjoy a new book with blank pages ready to be filled with heartfelt thoughts, feelings, quotes and…

Self Care for Mental Health

When I was 12 my parents moved me and my siblings to South America from Ontario where I was born and raised. Before moving  I daydreamed about the sunny weather that lasted all year ( unlike the frigid long winters typical of the east coast of Canada),  I envisioned myself walking under the shade of palm…