I had a completely different topic for today, but I just decided to change it at the last minute. I want to talk about mental health and how it affects us all differently. As many of us know, the rate of depression and anxiety has risen a lot since the pandemic. For a lot … More Mental Health and the Whirlwind of Negativity. (My random thoughts)
Lately I’ve been thinking about pressure, and how I handle it. I used to always seem to draw a blank when time was ticking, but once it came down to the wire something would click, and I always made my deadline. The last few years my anxiety has intensified, and that last minute click … More Caving under pressure? Self-sabotage? Mental Health Issues? (Which one is it?)
Lately I’ve been taking things slow, especially during the last few weeks. I removed a lot of pressure that I tend to feel in my everyday life and just decided to give myself a little more grace. I knew last month was going to be a difficult and emotional month for me and it … More Shutting out Chaos (Chasing Peace Pt 2)
Lately, I’ve been narrowing in on my bad traits. Not the apparent traits that can be easily pointed out, but the negative traits that I never knew that I had. I’ve always been an honest person, who would admit to my faults, but now I’m discovering things about myself that I wasn’t aware of … More Self-Awareness (Coming to Realizations during Solitude. Don’t be Afraid of your Truths.)
For this week’s topic I thought it would be interesting to speak on the power of the mind. The mind is such a fascinating topic for me because the things that are said about what the mind can do is so intriguing. Sometimes I wonder… how much power does our minds truly possess? You … More The Power of the Mind vs The Power of Doubt.
Today I came across a journal prompt that really grasped my attention. It made me think about the past and future. The question was: What’s three things you’d do if you weren’t so afraid? As a person who let fear rule her life, it made me want to dive into this topic. There were … More Three Things I Would Do if I weren’t so Afraid.
How much time could you spend alone? What’s your limit until you start to feel like you’re mentally or emotionally affected? I thought about these questions a lot lately. As an introvert who likes alone time, I realized that sometimes there is a limit. Nothing is good in excess. I spend a lot of time … More Spending too much Time Alone is affecting my Mental/Emotional Health. (I need a change!)
If you’ve read any of my previous posts then you know stress and anxiety is no stranger to me. I’m very familiar with the feeling of worry and anxiousness, and it has hit an all-time high in the last two years. There are a few things that I have noticed that seem to help me … More 10 Helpful Ways to Deal with Anxiety / Stress & Grief (Blogmas #9)
Today is the start of a new month. Every day holds a new possibility for change, but since last month was such a rough one for me, I decided to make some changes. I only have one goal at the moment: stay sane and push forward. If you’ve read my last two blog posts then … More This Month’s Mission: Keep Going!
The other day I was thinking about the quarter-life crisis. A quarter-life crisis is a period of uncertainty and questioning about life and your future. It feels like a period of constant soul-searching and trying to figure out this thing called Life. It’s actually pretty common for 25-year-olds to feel this way, but you don’t … More The Quarter-Life Crisis … Been There! (Looking Back, It Was Unnecessary Worrying.)