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The enneagram explanation

I fell in love with the enneagram test about a year ago after a friend told me to check it out. This test essentially puts into words the thoughts and emotions you have been trying to explain for years. It also explains your relationships with other personality types. I...

The biggest lessons I’ve learned from anxiety

I knew I wanted to write today, but about what was the daunting question. I always thought looking up writing prompts was a cop out, but today I see how beneficial they are. They can spark the thoughts that are buried in your mind trying to make their way...

Top 5 ways to conquer solitude

The following are my top 5 ways to remain calm and collected during this new season of solitude. I would love to know what passions you rediscovered during this time! Consume inspirational content Many of our days are spent trying to fill them during this time of isolation. Instead...

Give yourself a chance

Have you ever assumed you would be terrible at something before you even attempted it? I always assumed I would be horrendous at all art because I cannot draw images even remotely resembling reality. My mindset was changed by a conversation with an elderly artist the other day. We...

Poetry Corner: Seams

Thread and needle, sew it just right. Oh my girl, you will be finished tonight. A stitch here and there, leave room for the heart. Off into the world, you are ready for your start. Here are your bags, ready to be filled. You have so much to see,...

Poetry Corner

The books were her safe place; A world to rival the ones in her dreams. But life moved on and with haste; The novels began to tear at the seams. Fiction was replaced with a 9 to 5; Anxiety came along for the ride. The heroes vanished and the...

Death before decaf? My year without caffeine

My first and all-time favorite job was working as a barista at a local coffee shop. However this job included two stipulations- 1. I was destined to be a coffee snob forever and 2. I would become addicted to coffee. I could drink two shots of espresso at 9...

When Marriage Isn’t Your First Priority

I have never been the girl who dreamed about her future husband, or fantasized about a wedding in the vineyards. It was never a priority to me and my focus remained elsewhere. When I moved to Mississippi, relationships became a lot more prominent and everyone around me seemed to...

How to Slow Down & Reduce Anxiety

I move at the speed of light. Seriously- nothing can ever be done fast enough, I am constantly in a rush and everyone else walks too slow. While this is great for productivity, I’m not sure the benefits outweigh the cons. Accompanied with this speed is a constant feeling...

Ride the Wave

I am constantly waiting. Waiting for the next opportunity, the next life phase, or even the next weekend. I have a constant need for more and I never feel fully content in my current situation. This can be a blessing and a curse. On one hand it pushes me...
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