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Don’t Eat the Panic Soup

Don’t Eat the Panic Soup

Today I experienced the MLL workshops ‘stress test’ up close and personal, it happened full on real-life… loss, anxiety, panic, and stress was at my reach today when my boss announced that my office was being shut down, and I was handed a termination notice.

anxiety, employee, fear, loss, panic

How A Mother is Breaking Her Addiction to the Bottle…of Emotions

How A Mother is Breaking Her Addiction to the Bottle…of Emotions

As a new mother, I was unprepared for the windstorm that would arrive in the form of little sleep, breastfeeding challenges, hormonal changes and co-parenting disagreements. I felt like a Jack-in-the-box toy that could pop after simply being asked “How are you?” by a friend. I have spent most of my life coping with overwhelming emotions by pushing them away and holding them down, de...

addiction, emotions, fear, parenting