The voices of anxiety and depression can be overwhelming at times. Their lies. Their volume. Their goals. It can all be too much, and we can very quickly give in. We can stay small. We can be scared to try something for fear of looking like a fool. For fear of getting hurt. For fear… Read More 5 Ways to Challenge the Voices of Anxiety & Depression
Sometimes I am the one struggling, other times it’s a friend. Sometimes I have to focus on myself, and other times I have some care to give to others. I have a hard time seeing people around me struggle. I know what it feels like to suffer and to feel like you’re fighting it alone.… Read More 7 Items to Include in a Self-Care Package
Last night, I had a chance to reflect. An opportunity to reflect on my life and my mistakes and the pain I have gone through. I realized that all this pain brought me to where I am today. Sometimes it really sucked. Sometimes I could explain the pain. There were easy explanations. Other times, I… Read More Growing Pains
So these past two weeks I have been mainly living in a van and traveling with my boyfriend and traveling around Southwest USA. During our trip, my anxiety and depression were pretty low. Anxiety and depression never took over and ruined our trip. I was able to relax. I was able to be adventurous. I’m… Read More Back to Reality and Anxiety
I have dreams, goals, and desires just like everyone else. But I never dare speak of them. You see, if I speak of them, then they won’t come true. If it becomes known that it’s something I want, then I will never get it. It becomes an awful cycle. Sometimes it may seem like I’m… Read More Goodbye to the Fears & Irrational Rules of Anxiety & Depression
So 2017 ended a few days ago – I know I’m late on the ball here but I want to do some reflections and then set some intentions for 2018. Reflecting on a past year when you are struggling with anxiety and depression, is strange. I see moments where I struggled and moments when I… Read More Reflecting and Setting Intentions. Mental Health Journey.
For a little over a year now, I have been vocal about my struggle with anxiety and depression. I write about it. I talk about it. I reach out to people about it. Friends and family know all about it one way or another. I don’t always speak with them directly about anxiety and depression,… Read More I Wonder How People See Me When They Find Out I Have Anxiety and Depression