True happiness isn’t forever, it might not even be for a while. It is found in the moments we least expect it, and sometimes hidden in the times we need … Continue reading Can You Always Be Positive?
It dawned on me today as I was looking at pictures in my phone, that we are pieces of art in process of being made into masterpieces. Yup, that’s … Continue reading Bella’s Babbles: Pieces of Art
“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
When did it get so hard to ask for help? At a certain point, as children, most of the day is spent asking an adult for assistance. And then, as … Continue reading Babbles: Asking for Help
I was at my favorite paycheck donation center aka Target the other day and I was in the self-checkout line behind a mother and two children. One child was an … Continue reading Babbles:Communication Challenges
Sometimes, life gives you lemons. At other times, it throws them at you. Really, really hard. Especially if you’re not looking. In one moment, you might think you’ve got everything … Continue reading Ain’t No Mountain High Enough
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 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
When you’re living with depression, sometimes the scariest moments are the ones where everything seems to be going smoothly. Recently, there was a brief but wonderful period of time where … Continue reading Comfortably Glum
Three years ago I made a decision that changed my life for the better. I was 80 pounds overweight, extremely depressed, and was struggling to stay alive. I had hit … Continue reading How Living a Healthier Lifestyle Saved My Life