Written by Kimi Bayles Anxiety is a beast! It can be a silent and awful thing to live with! On the outside I look strong and confident, on the inside I’m a complete mess! I constantly feel like I’m letting everyone down. That I’m just not good enough. The anxiety I live with is hard, … More Anxiety is a beast!
As I was working out yesterday, I was disappointed at my results. My recovery from my knee surgeries has taken it’s toll on my body. My strength and endurance are not where I was hoping to be at this point. As I stated the number of pushups JJ said, “Do it without putting yourself down.” … More I AM ENOUGH! NEW YEAR – NEW POSSIBILITIES
I love November and focusing on what I am grateful for. I never thought I would say this since being grateful when in an anxious or depress state is not always easy. I am grateful for my trails. As I have overcome my trails I have gained strength, healing, knowledge, and gratitude. I am grateful … More Beyond Grateful!
I love Autumn! Here are a few of my favorite diffuser blends plus an immune supporting popcorn recipe :
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and it has been 3 years since I wrote my first blog for Beyond Abuse Essential Healing “Opening a Dialog About Abuse“. I have learned a lot about myself as I have opened up about my life. I am continually growing and discovering. The last several months have been difficult … More Everything that kills me makes me feel alive!
Today it has been seven weeks since my right knee replacement and two weeks away from my left knee replacement. As I reflect back, it has been a very emotional journey. There was anxiety going in to the surgery even though I had a plan. I had researched and written a protocol to support my … More Rising out of the Darkness: Recovering from Surgery
Trigger Warning: Triggers are different for everyone. You never know when they are going to show up. I am sharing in hopes of helping others. Suicide has become the #1 cause of death for teenagers in my state currently. There have been 12 in the last year that I am aware of. My heartbreaks for … More Suicide Prevention
Trigger Warning: Triggers are different for everyone. You never know when they are going to show up. I am sharing in hopes of helping others. I show people I love and care about them by serving them. I love sharing my talent of cooking and baking to serve others as well as share my time … More Fear, Failure, and the Future
Trigger Warning: Triggers are different for everyone. You never know when they are going to show up. I am sharing in hopes of helping others. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255 Warrior started being bullied in 6th grade at which time she became suicidal. Add on top of that, puberty triggering a chemical imbalance. I was … More Warriors Fight
Originally posted MAY 2, 2017 BY EARTHWINGSREIKI.ORG Published with permission. You are a SURVIVOR of child sexual abuse… just “Let it go”? I have heard this statement throughout my life. Merriam-Webster defines “Let it go” as, to forget or not care about something. It can now be found all over the internet, on t-shirts, motivational posts … More Child Sexual Abuse-Let It Go?
Depression – sadness; gloom; dejection. A condition of general emotional dejection and withdrawal; sadness greater and more prolonged than that warranted by any objective reason. These feelings of depression, deep sadness and self-doubt manifests in different ways for different people. It also manifests differently for the same person. For me there are times the simplest of … More Supporting Feelings of Sadness, Despair & Self-Doubt with Essential Oils
Trigger Warning: This post is all about triggers. Triggers are different for everyone. You never know when they are going to show up. I am sharing in hopes of helping others. It was a beautiful morning. I driving home after going to run club at school with Gameface and it hits me. The song on … More Surrounded by Triggers
As we stood in the middle of a store with Warrior frozen in place and shaking. I wish I would have had my essential oils in my purse not out in the vehicle. Warrior and I both have anxious feelings, but we each experience them differently and support ourselves with different essential oils. Warriors experiences … More Supporting Anxious Feelings with Essential Oils
As I shared the following experience with a friend, she encouraged me to share it here. This is not a topic I often share because it is sacred and special to me. My spirituality, belief in God as our Heavenly Father, prayer, and divine intervention are very personal and important to me. I believe in … More Asking For Angels
Life often reflects to us those things that inspire or trigger us. I believe challenges show up to give us coarse corrections in our lives. I am seeing the things I dislike about myself reflected be others which are triggering me. Someone posted the following quote on Facebook which reminded me of things I have … More Choose, Choose, and Choose Again
I AM an individual, I AM a daughter, I AM a woman, I AM a friend, I AM a sister, I AM a wife, I AM a mother, I AM what ever I choose to be. I AM the labels I choose to except. Unfortunately over the last several years I have chosen to accept … More Exploring I AM THAT, I AM
Domestic Violence is different for each person who experiences it. It can be emotional/verbal, physical, sexual, or all of the above. Those who have experienced Domestic Violence can be triggered by actions, words, sounds, and smells. My X-Husband started be belittling and controlling me. Other than work, I could not go anywhere without him. He … More Domestic Violence Healing
written by anonymous guest Life did not begin as a normal happy baby would have liked. I was born 3 months premature addicted to crack and I was so very fortunate to have a father that loved me so very much and won custody of me. My birth mother was schizophrenic and also an addict, … More Working on my inner wounded child – Guest Blogger
Trigger Warning: Triggers are different for everyone. You never know when they are going to show up. I am sharing in hopes of helping others. I am on the path of self discovery and healing but sometimes I get triggered and the depression takes over. I often have circular thinking where I spiral downward to … More My Mental Closet