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!
Last year I spoke to you, Last year I hugged you, Last year was the last time that I saw you. As this year comes to an end, it’s hard to grasp the fact that I can no longer say that it was just last year that I was in your presence. I miss you … More Last Year
Anxiousness, sleepiness, uncomfortable, proud, excited, hollow, numb, drained and alone. Those are all the feelings that I felt today (In that order). I never know what emotions to expect from day to day, but even in moments of celebration there’s so much emptiness. I’m trying to navigate this new normal, but honestly, it’s still … More If You’re Grieving, You Get It.
In a previous post I’ve mentioned one of my favorite quotes from The Office. It was the last season and Andy Bernard stated, “I wish there was a way to know you’re in the good old days before you’ve actually left them.” That quote stuck with me since the very first time I heard … More When the Good Old Days are Behind You . . . (There’s still hope)
Today I was in deep thought about the evolution of oneself, and who we are as people. Many people start out one way and become a completely different person years later. Some change slowly while others might even plateau for decades after a certain age. When I was a kid, I was happy, free … More Versions of Me (The metamorphosis of self) Level 5.0
Today I was reflecting on life. I feel like the last 9 months I have just been trying to stay sane. I wish there were a pause button to life, but unfortunately there is not one. You just have to keep moving. In a recent post I mentioned how the things that once brought … More Chasing Peace Pt 1 (The Calming Effects of the Ocean)
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!)
Happy New Year Everyone! I hope your new year is off to a great start. I remember every New Year’s Eve I would write a brand-new New Year resolution, until I noticed that from year to year my list never really changed. Once I stopped, I felt like that’s when I finally started checking off … More Chasing Happiness in 2022 (Letting Go of Tunnel Vision) Pt 1
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)