My defense is smiling. I smile what I feel comfortable. When I feel like crying in public, I smile. When my anxiety grows up in me, I smile. When I feel like falling apart, I smile. You might be able to tell that I smile a lot. I also understand how it feels to… Continue reading Day 11: Something in which people seem to compliment you.
For the past three months, I haven’t been working. I had freedom. I explored Vermont. I traveled to Steamboat Springs and San Francisco. I moved to a new town. I dated. I was doing amazing. I started seeing a therapist last week. Even though I know I should see one, I almost felt like I… Continue reading Today I Struggle
So there was a three-day vacation written into the blog challenge. I think it just goes along with the fact that it is important to take breaks and take time for yourself. I needed it this weekend and had a perfect time. So this question, again, is difficult for me. I never saw myself… Continue reading Day 10: Something in which you’ve been the champion or the best.
People often say that I have a “happy” personality. When I talk about anything that I am passionate about, I become immensely excited which is easily noticeable. I love talking about things that I am passionate about, which I’m sure is true for most people. Besides talking about things I am passionate about (mental health,… Continue reading Day 06: Something that excites you and fills you with joy.
So I’m a day late on this but – I was sick. But I’m back at it. So this question was difficult for me. Balance can be a difficult concept for me to understand. I tend to give my all to everything. Something in my life that has given me balance my friends. They… Continue reading Day 05: Something in life that gives you balance.
Since this past February (2016), I have been using self-care techniques every day. I have become more aware of pieces of my routine that may help or hinder me. Going to bed late can hinder while taking a walk every day helps. One of my favorite parts of my routine is writing down a good… Continue reading Day 04: Something that is part of your routine you enjoy.
Okay – so I think if you have read any pieces from my blog you will realize I struggle with anxiety and depression. It comes and goes. It’s constantly there. I have to be constantly aware of what I’m doing and how it can affect my mental health. I don’t talk about that all the… Continue reading Day 03: Something with which you struggle.
So last year I’m counting as my year as a 25-year-old. Let’s just say, that 25 was a whirlwind of a year. A lot of people left my life, but a lot of people came in as well. I always look at regret eerily. It’s a slippery slope. I did a lot last year and… Continue reading Day 02: Something you regret not having done last year.
I always see the potential Instead of what’s really there I remember the promises Not the actions I don’t use the word “just” I tend to give my all Even when I know, I shouldn’t My heart often gets broken I’m filled with disappointment I still keep my compassion Never letting experience harden My soul… Continue reading Potential
This past year has been turbulent. I learned a lot about myself and how I interact with the others around me. I learned about how to be more self-aware and where my feelings are coming from. A lot of the lessons were hard. I lost people in my life, but I became a lot stronger… Continue reading Day 01: Something you’re looking forward to this year.