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’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
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 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”
Dear OCD Hi there. You’ve been a part of me for so many years. I did not realize you were with me until I officially got introduced to you in … Continue reading Dear OCD…
I suffer with OCD. I’m special? When I tell people that I’m on a psychiatric medication, people of course ask “For what?” The moment I tell them OCD, I see … Continue reading I suffer with OCD. I’m special?
While there has been a big push to be more open about mental health, suicide, self-harm – so that people can actively seek help, I feel like I’ve already gone … Continue reading I’m too comfortable talking about suicide
Last week, many people around the world celebrated International Mental Health Day. I saw many people – from celebrities to social media influencers saying – “It’s okay, not to be … Continue reading Is it really okay, not to be okay?
Dear me. Hey you. Lift your head up. Don’t be scared. It’s me. This is me, writing a letter to you after winning the hardest battle, and still fighting strong. … Continue reading Dear Me…
You crept up into my life out of nowhere. I thought I was just overly stressed, but you slowly took over my thoughts and ran me over. The thought of you makes me shiver, but I am here to talk to you, face to face, and share how you may have try to wreck me, but you only made me stronger.