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KACIE DUNCAN

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Updated: Jan 11

Below are just some easy, helpful tips on how to decrease your anxiety:


-Make a Playlist

Music is a powerful tool. It is also a tool accessible to everyone. Turn on the radio, download an app, and get on iTunes. It is literally easy to put together something that can automatically change your tune.

When I took a hard look at my life I found the times I got most anxious or irritated was on my way to and from work which both took place from the driver’s seat of my Camry. When I gave this playlist thing a try—I slowly started to find that I let myself go a little bit. I put on my Backstreet Boys mix and found myself dancing like a fool and eased myself into an easier time. Music is a tool that is used to bring happiness, clarity, and feeling. Music is used in a lot of treatment scenarios such as hospitals or nursing homes. So, there must be some truth to this right!?


2. Get Outside

Its nothing new that the outdoors is known to bring peace and happiness. The colors, sounds, and fresh air works together to powerful bring us back to reality. For me, being in nature helps me remember there is so much more to the world than anxiety and its lies told to me. There is a big world to explore and anxiety is just a little stepping stone on that journey.


3. Calm your Space

Nothing triggers anxiety like walking into a house that has been wrecked. My anxious self-did not need help tipping the scales but my house most def always did.

Your home should be your safe haven. I reflection of the things you love and find comfort in. If it does not bring you joy—why the heck is it there? You’ve got to get serious about making your home a space that promotes your health—not one that takes away from it



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ABOUT ME

Hey girl hey! My name is Kacie Duncan.


I am many things but my favorite titles are: Christian, Wifey, Boy Mama, and Writer.

I write about what I know which is motherhood, balancing career and family, and mental wellness.


I have dealt with anxiety and panic attacks for the majority of my life. As I became an adult and the pressure of life became more intense I wasn't able to hide it anymore. I didn't know who I could talk to about this. As I looked around places like social media, I had a very difficult time finding people like me. Mental health, specifically anxiety, was not being talked about. I vowed that my experience would not be wasted and that I would focus on being an advocate, support person and light to people who experienced anxiety and panic attacks.


So, not only am I inspired by everyday life I am very passionate about sharing my personal stories of dealing with anxiety and sharing them in a vulnerable, genuine light. 


I hope you find this page helpful, inspiring, and even a little bit funny.

Happy Reading!

Blessings,

Kacie Duncan

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