Losing a Friend Group, but Gaining Something New

When you break up with someone, everyone tells you how to handle losing that person. How to go on without someone who was your person for a while. Who you went to when you were in crisis. With who you knew intimately. You can read articles. You can watch movies. You can listen to the… Continue reading Losing a Friend Group, but Gaining Something New

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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

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.