Everyone has a past. It is just a fact. People will have lives before and after you. Their past brought them to you. When you care about someone, it’s important to appreciate that fact and understand it. When you have anxiety, understanding the past and not overthinking it, can be extremely difficult. You start to… Read More Letting Anxiety Control Your Present in Relationships
One of my biggest triggers with my anxiety and depression is becoming overwhelmed or being reminded of everything that I am not. Both of these are pretty common in my life. Being aware of these triggers in only the first step and they can easily influence each other. Everything I Am Not: Past Relationship I… Read More Let’s Take a Look at My Anxiety Triggers
There’s going to be times when you are going to be in extreme emotional pain. You may grab at your skin because your aching to escape it. Pulling your hair to just grasp at something. You are going to wonder if you ever are going to make it through it. The pain seems never to… Read More Fight For Your Truth
I’m here. But I should be there I should have gotten better sooner I should have figured it out sooner I should have been present I should have been there Instead I’m filled with regret With the coulds and the shoulds The what I would be doing now It shouldn’t have taken that shock I shouldn’t… Read More Should Be There
Today I decided to declutter. My mind has been a mess lately, and I have been trying really hard to combat that. When I was decluttering (physically and mentally), I found some things from my past. One thing I found was a notebook that had some scratch notes on it. These notes were the after… Read More I Want to Define Me: “No wonder why no one likes you”
In rock climbing, you can encounter cruxes on climbs. According to REI, a crux is The toughest move or sequence of moves on a climb. It’s when you get to the point of the climb that you don’t always know if you are going to make it over. It’s the point where you have to… Read More I’m Your Crux. Anxiety & Depression are Mine.
That’s easy – I would love and trust. My anxiety and depression hinder me from believing in myself. I am always one foot out the door, waiting for the drop that’s going to kill me. I’m waiting for people to leave, so I will never get too close. Getting hurt sucks. There is probably a… Read More What I Would Do If I Were Not Afraid