As somebody with anxiety and depression, overthinking is something I do on a daily basis. I will play scenarios over in my head wondering where I went wrong. I ask … Continue reading Overthinking vs. Reality
Since this quarantine has begun I have felt more pressure from myself to be productive. My depression and anxiety make me feel this way when life is normal but since … Continue reading “Achieving a Goal is not the Only Way to Live a Worthy Life”
I’ve been working from home for about a month now. As I hope many of you are, I am staying home about 95% of my weeks, the 5% is just … Continue reading Depression While in Quarantine
Today was the peak of my anxious December. Each day I have been getting more and more anxious, little things add up to become huge issues in my head. A … Continue reading I Need to Call My Therapist
Has anyone ever seen the film I Robot starring Will Smith? It’s based on a story by Isaac Asimov. Smith plays his typical action man role with misbehaving robots added. … Continue reading Do you ever have a normal day?
I have a recurring stumbling block that when I trip over that I can’t always get up from right away. When I have upset someone or done something wrong (no … Continue reading Megan’s Anxiety Raceway
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
“There is no light without shadow and no psychic wholeness without imperfection.” – Carl Jung This last month I stumbled upon something new called shadow work. It was something I’ve … Continue reading Confronting Your Shadow Self
I am really good at not being good to myself. “Most of your class is smarter than you.” “No one wants to be your friend.” “Of course you didn’t win.” Throughout … Continue reading How to Break the Cycle of Abuse Within Your Own Mind
Last week was what seemed like an impossible week. Working to come down from weeks of mania we got aggressive (be aggressive, be be aggressive!) and it took a toll … Continue reading Finding Joy … in Jelly
Worrying has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. I’ve worried about everything under the sun at one time or another. My current worry … Continue reading What is Success?
This is a new rendition of a poem I wrote on my blog. The Silent Sands of Illness Spheres be fed the blackened beast, For long to fill his gluttonous … Continue reading The Silent Sands of Illness