2018 Liebster Award Nomination

2018 Liebster Award Nomination For Jess Is A Mess!

2018 Liebster Award Nomination! Yesterday I was notified that I had been nominated for the 2018 Liebster Award by Ariel King at Mama of Kings, a blogger I’ve recently had the pleasure of getting to know! Ariel has 3 beautiful children, and works hard to both encourage and inspire other moms out there! She shares her thoughts, advice and experiences learned…

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Why We All Need To Stop Taking Life So Seriously

Today, I had an epiphany – Stop taking life so seriously. I’ve had this sudden realization, one that randomly decided to smack me in the face today – I need to stop taking life so seriously. Don’t ask me why today, or why so suddenly – because I have no idea. This is just how my brain works. Ok, so…

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65 Ways To Ease Anxiety And Depression Symptoms Naturally

Naturally treat the symptoms of anxiety and depression I’ve had some requests on wanting to learn more about some natural options for help with anxiety and depression, so I spent some time doing a little research on different ways to ease anxiety and depression symptoms naturally. I wanted to find some solutions that would help with symptoms, but in a…

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Real Talk – The Importance Of Mental Health Awareness

Let’s talk about mental health awareness Mental health awareness is such an important topic. Why? Because those of us who struggle with mental illnesses already have enough we’re trying to deal with. The last thing we want to have to do is defend ourselves to those who do not understand what it’s like to be us. I want to start…

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9 Reasons Why My Anxiety Makes Me Awesome

Anxiety makes me awesome Yes, that’s right – my anxiety makes me awesome! Don’t worry, I haven’t lost my mind just yet… All I ever hear or read about are the struggles or negative impacts of living with anxiety. What about the good things it can bring to the table? No one ever talks about the positive side of anxiety.…

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Lost And Confused: My Journey To Recovery – Part II

My Journey To Recovery If you haven’t already, before you read part II, check out Feeling Lost and Confused: Part I to start from the beginning of my journey to recovery. It’s been a little over a week since I wrote my post regarding my journey to recovery, and how I was feeling pretty lost and confused. Today I want…

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7 Harsh Truths About Life That May Actually Surprise You

The harsh truths about life I don’t know too many people who enjoy facing the harsh truths about life. There are so many of us wandering around lost, trying to find our purpose, or just trying to make it through this crazy journey of life. I happen to be one of them. I don’t mind the harsh truths about life,…

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Inside The Deep Dark Hole Of Depression

The dark hole of depression I have once again found myself sucked into the vortex known as the dark hole of depression. Since I’m not up to doing much of anything else, I decided to use this as an opportunity. I may as well accomplish something during my visit with depression. A lot of people wonder what depression is like.…

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Why Am I Feeling So Lost And Confused? Part I

I’m feeling very lost and confused, and I have no idea why. I had no idea when I started my journey of recovery from my anxiety and depression, it would leave me feeling so lost and confused. I’m not even sure exactly how I feel. I feel better, much better than I did before I began this journey to find…

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Stop The Insanity – The Cycle Of Self Sabotage

Why do so many of us struggle with the cycle of self sabotage? So, this should be an interesting post, as I have to laugh at my own self a little for falling into this self-destructive, sneaky, and to put it more blunty, shitty cycle of self sabotage. Let’s start with its definition. What is self sabotage? If you want…

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