There come moments when a piece of information knocks you in your gut. It feels like a sucker punch. Information that has you question your own decisions and self-esteem. Here is the information I learned: my ex-boyfriend started dating someone the month we broke up and they dated for seven months. My stuff was barely… Continue reading Post Break-Up Sucker Punch: Overcoming the Relapse
First, I want to apologize for not writing an article in a while. I started a new job, and have been in invested in that and trying to find a new routine. I finally feel as if I have some type of footing, so I am hoping to be writing more! Today, I really… Continue reading Anxiety. Depression. Ice Climbing.
Those pestering anxious and depressive thoughts. You know the kind. That kind that you know are lying to you. The kind that you know is illogical. The kind you don’t want to think but come to your mind anyway. The kind that you wish would just shut up. I feel guilty for having them. I… Continue reading Those Pestering Anxious and Depressive Thoughts
Today is my 28th birthday. I can’t begin to explain how strange that feels. It’s easy to feel like I should be so much further in my life from where I am currently. I thought I might be settled in a career by now. I thought I would feel more like an adult than I… Continue reading Learning How to Flourish When Anxiety & Depression Knock You Down
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.
Here’s the thing, I sometimes get lost in everything. Becoming overwhelmed with everything happening. It makes me feel like I am alone, when I’m in fact I’m surrounded by loved ones. At times, it’s hard to understand why my mind so easily jumps to the worst possible conclusion in most situations. How much self-loathing can… Continue reading Thoughts, Thoughts – Go Away
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?
If I'm honest, I’m not your typical “yoga girl.” I have tried yoga in the past. Repeating the sun salutations gives me anxiety. I get bored doing the videos. I have gone to a yoga class, which was way too difficult for me (my fault), and I haven’t been back since. When I started reaching… Continue reading Restorative Yoga & Yoga Nidra for Anxiety and Depression
I have a valentine this year. We have been dating for around a half of a year. I had ups and downs throughout our relationship, and so has he, which is normal. I had dealt with my bits of high anxiety and depression that have affected him. He has never dealt with anxiety or depression… Continue reading 3 Ways My Valentine Helped Me Cope with Anxiety and Depression