I get one casual thought -”your birthday ‘party’ is going to suck, ” and from there it spirals. It goes down this hole of negative thoughts with the ideas of “you’re not worth it” or “you’re a burden, ” and it goes and goes. You start with thinking about your birthday, but then it connects… Continue reading Spiraling is the Worst.
I always had a weird mentality of going on first dates. Everyone has some nervousness usually before you go on a date with a person for the first time – it’s pretty typical I think. I have been on my share of first dates. Sometimes anxious or depressive thoughts can easily take over a few… Continue reading He’s Probably a Psychopath: First Dates with Anxiety and Depression
Here’s the thing, my mind won’t stop. You may think you know what I mean, but I’m really not sure that you do. I know that my anxiety brain takes over a lot. All these negative thoughts come swarming in. I try to do the work so that it won’t happen or I can move… Continue reading I’m a Burden, Unlovable, Obnoxious…So What’s the Point?
I have this thing where I wish the world would speed, or slow down depending on the situation. In good moments, I obviously wish I could be at that moment forever as if I'm asking the world just to slow down because I finally feel okay. Then there are times when I can see the… Continue reading When I’m Not Up for Mindfulness
I’ve been doing well lately, so that means I have less to write about. Or maybe it just means that I have to push myself to write more. That scares me. I love writing, but I use it to the most when I’m struggling. I use it when I have all these thoughts, and they… Continue reading I’m Feeling Well – Now What?
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 wish there was an anxiety or depression sponsor. As in, when I'm feeling anxious or depressed and acting irrationally, there can be someone I can call anytime who can help calm my emotional brain and not to cause any damage to my relationships or life. Someone who I have some sort of relationship with… Continue reading Anxiety or Depression Sponsor
When anxiety or depression take over, I don’t feel like me. I mean, it is definitely not me. I don’t like running away. I don’t like saying mean things. I don’t like not being present. I don’t like acting aggressively. I don’t like being impatient or seeing the negative side to everything. It’s not me.… Continue reading Anxiety & Depression Take Over
Some people close to me in my family have cavernous angioma. This malformation can cause bleeds that cause seizures, headaches, hemorrhages, and/or numerous other issues (Angioma Alliance, 2016). Some individuals who have this may even need brain surgery, which is currently the only cure for it (Angioma Alliance, 2016). When I was in high school,… Continue reading Why Sharing is Caring
Days like this are hard. I see a lot of passion on my social media accounts. Some people are angry. Others are scared. Some are happy and hopeful. Others are distraught. I see all these posts, and I understand. I can understand why people are scared, angry, and distraught. I am right there with them.… Continue reading 5 Reminders When You Feel Like You Aren’t Doing Enough