September is Suicide Prevention Awareness month. While it’s great there’s a month dedicated to this, it should be 365-day year awareness. I understand suicide can be a touchy subject especially … Continue reading September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
I got my first counselor when I was six. She was an anger management counselor. I had a temper at a young age. Results from my home life. I saw … Continue reading The Not-So-Great Advice a Child Therapist Gave Me
At the beginning of the year my number one goal was for me to work on healing myself from the inside out. I had put my own inner healing on … Continue reading My Healing Journey
Since 1997 when my parents built my family home, my room has been my special place. I am safe here among all that is familiar. My four walls stained with … Continue reading Losing My Safe Space
In my endless YouTube watching I recently stumbled upon a cooking video starring Christy Carlson Romano (Wren from “Even Stevens” and Kim from “Kim Possible”) and her “Kim Possible” co-star … Continue reading Nostalgia is Comforting
For the past 3 weeks I have been really struggling with emotional/stress eating. I feel like I have completely lost control. When this all began it was the worst it … Continue reading Emotional Eating: Just One More Snack
When our brains get so focused on one negative thing, it can be really hard to stop letting those thoughts spiral you into a pit of despair. For me, my … Continue reading Distracting Depression
I’ve learned that when I find myself in stressful situations is when my depressive episodes start to surface again. It’s why I’ve added exercise and meditation into my routine because it does help eliminate the stress and lifts that weight off of your shoulders.
I am making moves towards my next goal of moving back home after moving out of state a year ago. I applied and applied for jobs until I finally found … Continue reading Running Towards Hugs.
I have been thinking for a while now that I want to stop seeing my therapist. Typing that makes me nervous about ending it! I have been seeing my therapist … Continue reading Taking a Break with my Therapist
I’m sorry. It is something I have found myself repeating often. I am sorry when someone has a bad day, when I mess up, when someone else messes up, … Continue reading Sorry Not Sorry.
It is completely acceptable to stay alive for tiny reasons. Because you want to hear your favorite song one more time. Because your pet will miss you if you leave. … Continue reading Reasons To Live