Tag: encouragement

5 Ways To Boost Your Confidence!

In order to best your best self, one of the things that you need to work on if you don’t have it already is boosting your confidence. Self-confidence is something that is self taught and can only be learned though personal development, patience, and self motivation. If this is something that you are struggling with on a daily basis, don’t…

Guest Post: How To Deal With Anxiety and Depression Over Christmas

How To Deal With Anxiety and Depression Over Christmas  The holidays are far from easy when you have a mental illness. There is so much pressure to be happy and joyful when you can’t feel those emotions no matter how hard you try.  Also, Christmas can be such a stressful time of year. You want to be able to buy…

How To Deal With The Wintertime Blues

According to Psychology Today, about 10 million Americans develop SAD or Seasonal Affective Disorder during the Winter time. If you begin to notice a shift in your mood occur just a little after the summer months, just know that you are not alone and it may be more than just a coincidence. Symptoms of SAD include: weight changes low energy…

Life Lessons With Jazzy: Friends Come And Go

As you get older, you’ll start to come to the realization that people frequently come and go in your life. Communication can stop for many reasons to include: Life Family Busy Schedule Moving Having A Falling Out While you may feel some pain and resentment towards your friend, please don’t take it personally! As the saying goes “the phone works…

Social Anxiety: Don’t Allow It To Control Your Life

Social anxiety is a lot more than just being shy. You may experience symptoms such as: Feelings of intense fear and nervousness around people or large crowds Negative thoughts That awful feeling of people watching and judging you Panic Attacks Elevated heart rate Shaking Slow thought process causing you to stumble over your words Avoiding eye contact when speaking with…

Achieving Happiness: Being Your Best Self

Life may throw many obstacles at you but you cannot allow it to take away your happiness. When you continuously allow this to happen, your thoughts will be nothing but negative and you won’t be able to be your best self. Happiness can be easily achieved as long as you do not let anyone or anything get in the way…

“Ask Jazzy”: My Advice Column

Hello everyone! Just to spice things up a bit with my blog, I decided to start an advice column. I mean I can give out tips and tricks all day on how to live your best life, but I think it would be awesome if I could interact with you all as well! I will do my best to answer…

Should I Start An Advice Column?

Happy Friday everyone! This is not necessarily a post, I just wanted feedback. So for the past few weeks, besides the posts that I have written this week, I have been dealing with some major writers block. I’m always wanting to be proactive with my blog, yet I have been having a hard time coming up with topics to write…

Caring for the self

Long week? If so it may be time for a self care day! After a long week of work (or school) you deserve to treat yourself! Your mental health comes first and what better way to take care of yourself than to do the things enjoy?! Not sure what to do with yourself? I’m the self care queen! Let me…

Struggling with Body Image Issues

Let’s get personal… ****warning: This article may be graphic and triggering for some people*** There are some days when I truly don’t feel how I look. I look in the mirror at myself and my head gets filled with all sorts of negative thoughts. “I look ugly today…” “I would look better if…” “I’m fat and everything I put on…