The hardest part of having a mental illness is not what you would expect. It’s not feeling that the world will collapse if I make a mistake. It’s not the feeling that I don’t feel the way I “should.” Both of these are common thoughts that run through my mind, and from what I understand,…… Continue reading The Biggest Frustration of Living with Mental Illness
“Therapy is great,” they said. “It will be so beneficial,” they said. Don’t get me wrong. I enjoy my therapy sessions…that actual sessions. There’s nothing like talking to another person who helps you make sense of why that misspelling in an email won’t mean you’ll be living on the streets and jobless tomorrow. Yes, this…… Continue reading I’m a C Student and Other Things Therapy Has Taught Me.
Lately when I tell people about my feelings or anxiety, their response is always….Have you tried yoga? No…no I haven’t tried the most popular exercise craze that is supposed to center you. It never crossed my mind. It always drives me nuts when people suggest obvious solutions to something as complex as an anxiety disorder. I’d…… Continue reading Can Someone Turn This Off?
One of the most important things in life is to have a diverse group of people to interact with, at least for me. I truly believe that you need to surround yourself with all types of people in order to create experiences, learn and expand your own views. I’d like to think I have friends…… Continue reading Let’s Play Doctor….Or Not.
My mom came for a visit this weekend. We got to spend some much needed time together, and of course, I milked her visit for some assistance in cleaning my place. Lol. I can only clean on the weekends so why not wait till the morning she visits? I’m horrible; I know…haha. My place is…… Continue reading Don’t Say the D Word!
As I’m sure many of you are aware that World Mental Health Day recently passed. I’ve seen several blog posts on it already, and I’m hoping I can provide my own unique perspective and opinion without boring anyone or beating a dead horse. That’s the phrase, correct? What a disturbing image! How did that even…… Continue reading Mental Health: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly
This summer has been super busy and fall seems to be the same. Don’t get me wrong…I love it. Sometimes…I just want to sleep though. Something I Learned: Whenever a pregnant women suffers from organ damage like heart attack, the fetus sends stem cells to the organ helping it to repair. I never would have…… Continue reading September 16 Weekly Wrap Up