My Anxiety

alison leigh s., alisonleighs, lifestyle blogger

Upon watching Lady Gaga and Prince William’s video for the Heads Together #oktosay campaign, I got inspired to go ahead and talk about my own anxiety – with the hope of encouraging others that it’s okay to do the same. While I have never been officially diagnosed, my experience with panic attacks and an all-consuming feeling of worry and nerves to the point of physical illness, I have been able to deduce that I do, indeed, struggle with anxiety. I have...

International Women’s Day

This post is unfortunately a day late, but that does not lessen the importance of it. As a woman, I take great pride in annually recognizing and celebrating International Women’s Day – along with Women’s History Month as a whole. I am an avid supporter of ‘Shine Theory’, which is the practice of befriending successful women instead of viewing her as a potential enemy/competitor, as coined by Ann Friedman. Thus, in this post I wanted to take a moment to...

First blog post?

Honestly, I have no idea what I'm going to be doing with this blog long-term.. but I figured I might as well give it a shot. This is certainly bringing me back to my middle school Xanga days -- which may very be the last time I gave blogging a genuine try. I'd like to think that I've gained a little more perspective, and have more interesting things to talk about, since then. I mean, that leaf picture I took up there is pretty artsy/blog-worthy, right? So, with that in mind, welcome to my blog.