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Large crowds can be particularly stressful if you have a posttraumatic stress disorder or suffer from anxiety. Learn five must have coping strategies in this blog post.

How To Cope in Crowds With Anxiety and Ptsd

Military Veterans

Curated homestead images on social media romanticize farm life and make country living look glamorous. Reality? Farm life is dirty, messy and it is challenging work!

The Simple Life Isn’t So Simple

Slow + Simple Living

FOR THE HOMESTEAD

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hey there, I'm jen

You can usually find me playing in the dirt or the barnyard, hugging all over my animals.  I’m all about keeping it real and authentic- especially regarding my struggle with mental health. I hope sharing my journey of overcoming PTSD will help others who have lived through trauma and remind them they are not alone. Homesteading has been a game changer in my recovery, and I hope this blog can encourage and inspire other trauma survivors to embrace a simpler lifestyle with purpose and gratitude.

Combat Veteran, Wife x 17 years and Farm Mama to
48ish spoiled rotten fur babies...