Author Archive | life.with.big.feelings

The comfort of counting

I’m not sure exactly when or why I started, but at some point as a small child, I realized there was comfort in counting. I was a kid with big feelings, and they became especially overwhelming when I was lying Read More

Mental noting

Sometimes things don’t go as planned. It took me three tries listening to this guided meditation to stay awake all the way through. And I experienced a little frustration with myself. But then I let it go. Having a consistent Read More

me and sound, it’s complicated

I have a confession— I did some deep breathing before starting this guided meditation because I assumed it would involve singing bowls.  That’s not to pass judgement about singing bowls, but my relationship with them (and all sound) is complicated. Read More

Just breathe

Since I was a young child, I’ve experienced “big feelings”. Even as a three-year-old, some of my earliest memories were intense worry. I didn’t learn the word anxiety until much later, but the experience has been with me my entire Read More