Writing is so much of a part of me that I rely on it for fulfillment and true happiness. It’s there when I need it the most, it solves the toughest dilemmas, brings peace to my mind, provides much needed escapes from reality, and allows me to put words to my thoughts and feelings. It protects me and encourages me. It listens and supports me during my brightest and darkest hours. It keeps me grounded and in the present moment. … More Imprisoned Within My Own Mind
Daily affirmation – focus on choosing happiness today. You hold the power to change.
The days pass on by as quick as an airplane flying by overhead. I try my best to slow them down, but once I do, it’s misery. … More One day, I hope to find solace in the present moment.
Do you believe that your positive or negative thoughts create either positive or negative experiences in your life? The law of attraction. … More Law of Attraction?
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 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.
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.