7 Items to Include in a Self-Care Package

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.… Continue reading 7 Items to Include in a Self-Care Package

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5 Tips for Maintaining Friendships While Struggling with Anxiety and Depression

I have anxiety and depression, which can sometimes make friendships difficult. I can cause issues when there are none. I can have high moments of anxiety which cause me to lash out. I can be selfish at times when it feels like my anxiety and depression are taking control. I can get lost in my… Continue reading 5 Tips for Maintaining Friendships While Struggling with Anxiety and Depression

3 Ways To Show People You Appreciate Them When You’re Struggling

When I discuss my struggles, I often talk about how I can’t get up from my kitchen floor or the couch. I discuss how some days I can fathom getting out of bed to start the day. I talk about the days when I feel isolated and alone. When I post about the days I… Continue reading 3 Ways To Show People You Appreciate Them When You’re Struggling

I Let it Go.

A friendship is over. A friendship I cherished more than anything is over. A good friend that I had since 7th grade is no longer my friend. A friend that has helped me through my hardest times will not be there in the future. I try to say it different ways. Maybe then it will… Continue reading I Let it Go.