I am pushing through a really tough time in my life. Living with mental illness is a never-ending journey; a roller coaster if you will. On this roller coaster, it is necessary for survival to take very small moments out of my day to soak up some healing rays of sunshine. … More Healing Rays of Sunshine
I’ve been an oak tree, strong and tall. Roots deep in soil. Amongst mother herself. Growing. Evolving. Adapting. Supporting and feeding. Sheltering and cleaning. I rise tall and high; soaring. … More The Oak Tree
Not something that I have done yet, but here’s the face behind all my posts! … More This is Me
It’s national Let’s Laugh day today, so find some hope, love, and appreciation in this Tuesday. And if that’s a little too hard right now, just try to let out a small chuckle or bit of a laugh. … More National Let’s Laugh Day
I haven’t been posting too much lately. In all honesty I have had a really rough week with my mental health. Those yucky feelings of being stuck and wanting so much that seems so unattainable. … More So Inconsequential.
In group today, we talked a lot about our words and beliefs being so final and permanent and how daunting and hopeless that can make us feel. … More Can the word “yet” make a powerful change in your life?
Just let me drift away like that of a dandelion seed to its grave ~ Adeline Marie
If I try to explain my pain and torment to someone who has never been depressed or felt what anxiety or a panic attack is like or the drastic effects of the myriad of medications that my doctor is ‘testing’ on me. If this someone has never been buried so deep in the darkest hole covered with rocks – better yet, boulders – crushing down on you to a point where you are breathing, but barely surviving. This person will never understand your pain. They will never fully be able to get that you can’t just ‘get over it’ or ‘be positive and that will fix everything’. … More Day 1 of IOP: The Powerful Connection through Shared Pain.
Most days lately, I find myself under this heavy shroud and it just seems beyond impossible to get out from underneath it. No matter how hard I try. … More As I look up towards the sky, the raindrops mix with the tears I cry.
Mental health is a tricky topic, and can so easily be tailored to each individual through a myriad of variables that effect each of us in slightly different ways. So these are my experiences, frustrations, realizations and methods of self care and mindfulness and hard work towards fulfilling my true destiny and finding real joy within. … More Join me on my Mental Health Journey