My interactions throughout the day often leave me feeling misunderstood, misinterpreted, or even ignored. Unseen. Invisible. 
We talked with the psychiatrist and developed a treatment and therapy plan. As we talked, I began to feel a weight lift off my shoulders.
My advice is, if you are vomiting and have not kept anything down for 24 hours GO IN. It's not a time to try and avoid the ER or clinic.
I did everything that was expected of me (or what I thought was expected of me) with mini anxiety-attacks smothering me along the way. 
Depression on a normal pre-COVID day was awful, but now the social supports, structure outside of the home, my professional work, and short breaks from my kids isn't possible.
The stores are running out of toilet paper, and liquor store sales are up. The way we connect with people has changed, and so has the way we consume alcohol.
Each year the state of Minnesota collaborates with the National Weather Service to educate and give safety tips about the threat of severe weather.
I’ve been working hard to take care of myself in this way. I’ve made some big lifestyle changes and found some new self-care practices that work for me.
Try going for a walk outside. Sometimes the most simple thing like a walk outside can be the most beneficial for your mood and energy. 
What's a gal to do when her typical places to exercise or workout away from home are no longer available? Let's coin a new term and call it a "work-in"!  And though it may be tempting to throw your...

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Rochester MN Guide to Patios and Outdoor Dining

We're looking forward to long evenings sitting, sipping and sampling all that Rochester's outdoor dining patios have to offer!