I May Be Doing Well, But I Still Get Anxiety Attacks.

For the past few months, my anxiety and depression have been under control. I could handle the irrational thoughts. I could tell when I needed a break. I could tell when I needed some help. I thought I was finally an expert at handling my anxiety. That it could no longer sneak one past me.… Continue reading I May Be Doing Well, But I Still Get Anxiety Attacks.

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Getting Rid of Toxic People

I have certain triggers in my life for when they occur it is hard for me to handle. No matter how many times I try to move past it or not let it affect me, I still feel stung all the way to my core. I feel frustrated and annoyed - having someone that irks… Continue reading Getting Rid of Toxic People

I Promise You I Am Well

From my posts, most people may think I’m not doing well when in fact, that is not the case. It’s just sometimes I get these moments or days when everything feels like it is falling apart. But I’m happy and doing better. I still struggle at times, but that doesn’t change anything. It doesn’t change… Continue reading I Promise You I Am Well

When I’m Not Up for Mindfulness

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

Okay Everyone, I’m Stuck

I used to write a lot, but then I heard other people’s written words and I believed my writing couldn’t come close to comparing. I haven’t a written a lot since. None of my words seems to fit what I wanted to say. I wanted to write about what I would do if I weren't… Continue reading Okay Everyone, I’m Stuck

Recognize Your Progress

Sometimes it’s hard to feel like you are progressing. That you are moving beyond being a slave to your struggles, whatever they may be. My struggles are anxiety and depression. I’ve been working hard on not letting my anxiety and depression control me. I’m trying to come to terms with the fact, that they both… Continue reading Recognize Your Progress

Safe Guards

I long for safety and the guarantees. In relationships, there is no way to have any of these. There is always a chance of falling for someone else. For people to let go and move on. An opportunity to get hurt and break down. There is also a chance for beauty and happiness. It becomes… Continue reading Safe Guards

When You Forget to Live

eMost of my life I’ve been scared. I’ve been scared of sticking out of the crowd, of failing, of trying, of looking stupid, of dying. These fears hindered me and how I lived my daily life. In my first two years of college, I would simply go to class then go back to my dorm.… Continue reading When You Forget to Live

Better Than Me

I have this habit of thinking that I’m the worst. I often feel sorry for the people in my life and the fact they have to put up with me. I feel bad for the friends who hang out with me, the people I work with, and my family for being stuck with me. That… Continue reading Better Than Me

Trying Means Something

I fail a lot. I mean a lot. I preach and talk about mental health but I'm not always good at it. Sometimes I slip up and give in and drink a bottle of wine. Somedays I let irrational fears take over and win. But I'm trying and that has to be something right ?… Continue reading Trying Means Something