streets & stripes

A blog about books, mental health, and
log cabin living in the mountains of Colorado.

streets & stripes

A blog about books, mental health, and
log cabin living in the mountains of Colorado.

Meet Chaucee

Hi, I’m Chaucee, the hands behind the words on this screen. I started this blog as a college freshman in 2008 as a creative outlet while studying for my bachelor’s. Since then it’s grown into a way to document things I love and things I’m learning. Welcome!

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What’s In My Anxiety Toolkit

Anxiety in my body feels like a whole body clench. I stop breathing, my muscles tighten, and I feel panic. So not really a great time! Over time I've realized a few things that have helped me during an anxiety attack and put them together in a toolkit. Today I want to...

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Four Things I’m Working On

Last year brought some of the biggest changes in my life so far. Throughout the upheaval, I resolved to make my mental and emotional health a top priority. However, that has not always been the case. Changing 28+ years of habits and patterns is challenging to say the...

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How Do You Deal With Anxiety?

When I first learned about what generalized anxiety disorder was, it kind of seemed like a cop-out to me. A diagnosis for people who just can't handle the everyday stressors and were just *generally* anxious all the time...whatever that means. In my mind, the...

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What I Learned From Moving Across The Country

I can't believe it's already been one year since I moved to Denver! Time sure does fly by when you're busy growing older. Before heading out west, I spent two whole years debating on moving from Philadelphia to Colorado was really nervous to make such a big life...

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How I Ended Up Living In A Log Cabin

After selling my first home in North Philadelphia, I definitely wasn't envisioning buying a log cabin. I always pictured myself in the mountains of Colorado, and while I love the charm of log cabins, I pictured them as more of a hunter's retreat...heavy with dark wood...

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Why I Go To Therapy And How It Helps

Wellll this is a little awkward  ... to write about why I went to therapy... on the internet. ? But it's actually something I talk about openly in real life because it's been a life-changing and helpful experience. And while more people are talking about their own...

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