Affirmation: You are enough. We always talk baggage, but layers add weight too. What layers have you put on that are creating more of a burden than a benefit. … More Affirmation: You are enough
It seems that the only place I feel free to allow my pain to show is through my blog. I PROMISE…I’m not upset or a sad case all the time. It’s just that when I need to get something off my chest, I seem to come to my blog as an escape. I’m generally a … More Silent Sufferer – Another Honest Moment
DISCLAIMER: I’m not a medical nor mental health professional. The statements below are based on personal experience and opinion. In the event you feel you’re suffering from a mental disorder, please contact a doctor or mental health professional. I recently read a blog post that I wrote not too long ago. The topic: Loneliness. Until recently, … More 4 simple life changes that stopped loneliness in its tracks
Wow! This is one of those topics many people talk about, but I’m not sure how many people really get it. And I’m okay not everyone gets it. Frankly, to get it, you kinda have to go through it or to even close to get it, you may have to be REALLY close to someone … More Transparency in Anxiety & Depression
I’ve been going through a very trying time; both at work and personally. To put it mildly, my stress level has been on 10. From managing a potential relationship to dealing with parental issues to working on a pretty intense project, the concept of fun and games has been pretty low. Add a wedding that’s … More I don’t want that fantasy anymore
This place. It’s familiar; maybe even popular. But more infamous than the acclaimed stage of desired fame. Well known, but not always sought after. It’s called loneliness. It’s also called despair. I’m sure there are a few other words that can be used to describe this place, though, I’m not sure any would be positive. That’s … More The Same Place
“2014 will be a year of peace. If you bring drama, you may as well leave. I cannot be scared of those who may leave. I cannot be afraid of what I cannot see.” – written on the inside cover of my journal at the end of 2013. Sometimes big changes require drastic changes. “2014 will … More Reflections of 2014 – Drastic changes
Depression is a sneaky little creature. It often creeps up out of no where and what you thought depression looked like is totally different than what you, a friend, or a loved one is experiencing. And that makes it even harder to determine. Round 1: My aunt’s passing My depression story started years ago. It … More My Journey: Living with and surviving depression
Life. It’s a funny thing. Kinda like the mind. There’s ups, downs, twists, and turns. And some days we are just super discombobulated. If you follow my blog, you get to share my life adventure with me. You’d know life is not all cherries and peaches. But you know what I have learned? I’ve learned … More Pour into yourself. It’s that important.
Transition – a word that brings fear, eagerness, anticipation, and even excitement. Truth be told, the first – fear – is what I’ve been walking in. But today, fear has to subside. It WILL subside! Purpose, Sound Mind, Love: Those are the words that I will begin to walk in. I have a purpose here … More Today’s Affirmation: I will NOT be afraid!
It started out standing for Sure Ambition was my middle name I didn’t understand my limits Perceived abilities were limiteless It later turned into Super Because Superwoman Was who I became Spread thin was the latter reality Overworked and overwhelmed While still trying to wear the S upon my chest With growth, The S can … More The Evolution of the “S” on My Chest
“Depression hurts.” ~ commercial on TV You may have laughed when you saw this commercial, but this is an uderstatement for those living with depression. And not only does it hurt those living with it, but it also hurts those affected by it – the loved ones who don’t know exactly how to deal with … More Not Always as Pretty as It Looks