I’m a mental health blogger, an aspiring researcher with hopes to become a mental health clinician soon. I’m a born again Christian, and a coffee snob. University of Houston 2019 - BS in Psych University of Texas at Austin 2020- MSW

Can I leave them behind?

Can I really leave my mental disorders behind? That is a question that I get asked a lot. Is it truly possible for me to completely “heal” from my mental … Continue reading Can I leave them behind?

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Scary side effects

When I first started on meds last July, I spent hours on google looking at online forums on how bad side effects could be with antidepressants. I was terrified that … Continue reading Scary side effects

Finding peace in meds

I never wished to discover how medication can be a quick and easy fix at times. This past weekend, I felt like my old enemy depression was slowly creeping back … Continue reading Finding peace in meds

Hope

This is something that I’ve been struggling since I’ve hit my “bottom” after my depressive episode last summer. I don’t think I really understood what it meant to be hopeless … Continue reading Hope

What came first?

It’s been almost my life long dream to become a mental health clinician. I dreamt of being a psychotherapist for a long time and it was quite a journey to … Continue reading What came first?

FOMO of 2018

In the past few days, I’ve been trying to avoid getting on social media. Why? Because of FOMO (aka. Fear of missing out). Posts after posts, everyone was posting how … Continue reading FOMO of 2018

To My Fellow OCD-er

I came across an interview NPR conducted with John Green about his new book, which was based on his own experience with OCD. I learned that John Green has been … Continue reading To My Fellow OCD-er

Surviving the Holiday Season

As I am back in my hometown to be with my family during this holiday season, there is so much laughter, joy but also unwanted questions coming towards my way. … Continue reading Surviving the Holiday Season

I am too attached

I associated the word “attachment” as someone who is clingy, annoying and who has “issues” that they couldn’t resolve in the past – Until this year. I get attached to … Continue reading I am too attached

I feel protective over my “enemies”

I feel like a hypocrite writing this post. Few weeks back, I wrote about how I do not want to be treated “special” because I suffer from a “rare” mental … Continue reading I feel protective over my “enemies”