Safe Guards

I long for safety and the guarantees. In relationships, there is no way to have any of these. There is always a chance of falling for someone else. For people to let go and move on. An opportunity to get hurt and break down. There is also a chance for beauty and happiness. It becomes... Continue Reading →

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When You Forget to Live

eMost of my life I’ve been scared. I’ve been scared of sticking out of the crowd, of failing, of trying, of looking stupid, of dying. These fears hindered me and how I lived my daily life. In my first two years of college, I would simply go to class then go back to my dorm.... Continue Reading →

Better Than Me

I have this habit of thinking that I’m the worst. I often feel sorry for the people in my life and the fact they have to put up with me. I feel bad for the friends who hang out with me, the people I work with, and my family for being stuck with me. That... Continue Reading →

A Letter to My Loved Ones

Dear Loved Ones, Trust me, I know I’m difficult. I’m hard to please. I jump to conclusions. I think I can mind read and predict the future, and it’s usually an awful future at that. I know these habits can be a self-fulfilling prophecy. I see what I have to do to change, but it... Continue Reading →

Trying Means Something

I fail a lot. I mean a lot. I preach and talk about mental health but I'm not always good at it. Sometimes I slip up and give in and drink a bottle of wine. Somedays I let irrational fears take over and win. But I'm trying and that has to be something right ?... Continue Reading →

Giving Up

There are some days when I feel nothing. Sometimes I’m okay with that, other times it’s really hard to feel that way. It’s when something good or funny happens, so you feel like you should be happy but instead, you feel nothing. I prefer that over feeling everything. On the days I feel everything, the... Continue Reading →

Social Media

Hi all! I wanted to share some other venues that I use for sharing my journey in mental health. Facebook Instagram Twitter Goodreads Pinterest Please feel free to connect with me and reach out! I would love to connect with people on all these platforms. Sending Love. Sylvia

I Can’t Care Anymore

I recently decided that I can’t care anymore. I swear it’s not as bad as it sounds. As you might know, I struggle with anxiety and depression. I am doing better now and have recently learned how to control myself slightly more than in the past. I have lost people who were close to me... Continue Reading →

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