A weekend breakfast at Gallery 5 | Atherton, QLD, Australia

A weekend breakfast at Gallery 5 | Atherton, QLD, Australia

I’m starting a series on my blog featuring different restaurants and their gluten-free menu options. Yes, you can get a salad at almost any restaurant and it’ll be gluten-free “if you order it without the croutons” but no one really wants to eat a salad, and certainly not for breakfast. But if you’re the kind of person who enjoys eating a salad every time you go out for a meal, then congratulations. But this is for those of you who resent every person at your table because they can eat whatever they want while you eat ______ minus the ______.

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What I’m doing during social-distancing so that I don’t completely lose my mind

What I’m doing during social-distancing so that I don’t completely lose my mind

Social-distancing has not only become mandatory but it’s looked down on if you’re seen 2 inches too close to someone. My how the tables have turned. It’s like every introvert’s dream. The introverts are finally not looked down on for refusing to socialize. So being homebound isn’t exactly torture but contrary to popular belief, we do actually enjoy getting out of the house every once in a while just to do things alone. Are you truly even an introvert if you haven’t gone to a movie, a restaurant, or a concert alone? Now we can’t even do that.

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This is how I treat my anxiety

This is how I treat my anxiety

The thing with anxiety is every fear and worry you have makes sense and is actually real to you. Your surroundings in a social situation become a danger zone yet being alone causes you to dig yourself deeper into a hole of irrational thoughts. It’s different for everyone but it seems that no matter what you do to escape your own thoughts they will be patiently waiting for you when you let your guard down — and then suddenly you can’t breathe, the world is spinning, and you feel like your choking … a panic attack, for no apparent reason. 

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