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)
In the last eight to twelve weeks, I’ve been thinking a lot about things. When I was younger, I used to think tears were a sign of weakness. I believed if I couldn’t keep my emotions in check then I would be considered weak and fragile. As I got older, I gave myself permission … More You’re NOT Weak, You’re actually Strong!
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?)
In the past few years, I’ve been looking at the world through a different lens. As I probably mentioned in previous posts before, the world has become a little grayer. It’s like I’m living in Ravenswood. Remember the original Pretty Little Liars show? When they went to Ravenswood for the first time, it was … More Mentally and Emotionally Surviving without Apologies. (Chasing Peace pt 3)
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)
What is your version of extraordinary? Does it line up with what you think the world’s version of extraordinary is? Or do you have your own definition? Growing up I always wanted to be great. I wanted to achieve great and have greatness thrust upon me, but what does that mean? Some people might … More Becoming Your Own Version of Extraordinary!
Today, I want to talk about something that I’ve been having a really hard time with these days. If you’ve followed my posts from over the years, then you know how much I’ve been through these past years. Some things are self-inflicted I guess you could say, but most things I didn’t have control … More Bad Habits or Just Depression? (My Current Focus)
This month I reached my limit of trying to find the WHY in every situation. I always felt like I needed to know why things happen the way they do. I needed to know the WHY so everything could make sense. I hate when things happen, and I don’t have an answer for it. … More No longer searching for the WHY! (I’m Choosing Mental Freedom!)
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 I had another topic in mind, but I decided to be transparent with how I’m feeling in this moment. I didn’t really feel like writing anything today, but sometimes I know writing/journaling can help. Lately I just been feeling so emotionally drained. I want to recognize anybody who has lost a parent and … More Getting Through All the Firsts Without You … (Blogmas #7)