Positivity Powerhouse

Author: Kriss Judd

7 ways to move from overwhelmed to overjoyed

You’re overzealous. Or overambitious. Maybe you’re overemotional. Or you make yourself overbusy. And of course all that leads to you being overcritical, overwrought, and overwhelmed. Now you’re just plain over it. But what do you do now? Stop Do you need to be juggling all the balls all by yourself? You’re Overdoing it. You don’t […]

I guest posted about challenging the stigma of mental illness

It was recently asked by Altovise Pelzer of Our Voices Matter to write a guest blog post in the realm of mental illness. What I wrote was an essay on how being crazy is awesome.   If you’ve known me for more than about five minutes (or read my introductory blog post), you know that […]

I’m going to start a podcast: the accountability version

“The scariest moment is always just before you start.” – Stephen King, “On Writing” I’m going to start a podcast.  You’re doing WHAT? You’re starting a WHO? What the ACTUAL… ? I haven’t yet. I’m working on it. I’m gearing up for it. I’m preparing for it. I’m fixin’ to get it done. I’m going […]

Improving self-esteem by controlling the voices in your head

I’m freakin’ awesome. (And I bet you are, too!) But there are still times when my self-esteem isn’t all I’d like it to be. Times when fear and doubt and anxiety and confusion and panic and brain fog all conspire to make me feel less than. Less than great. Less than good. Less than freakin’ […]

Even Bad Meditation is Good for You

If you care at all about self-care, you’ve probably been run over by the meditation bandwagon. Meditating will make you happy. Meditating will keep you calm. Meditating will put you in tune with your core self. Meditating will help you achieve inner peace. Or world peace. Or Reese’s Pieces. Or something like that. (Reese’s Pieces…. […]

A Flash of Unexpected Self-Esteem

If you’ve known me for any amount of time, you know that I’ve always struggled with the unholy trinity of poor self-esteem, anxiety, and perfectionism. It’s a perfect storm of negative self-talk and self-denigration. It’s been so bad at times that I’ve found myself saying things to myself that I wouldn’t say out loud to […]

On positivity and self-care

Hi there, I’m Kriss, and I’m the Positivity Powerhouse. A little about me so you know where I’m coming from: I have Panic Disorder with Agoraphobia, Social Phobia, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, and Bipolar Disorder – Not Otherwise Specified (because I have symptoms of several of the Bipolar disorders, but don’t fit entirely into any one of […]

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