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 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
We live in a society today that is ruled by technology. We have access to so much more than we did ten years ago. There are a number of ways … Continue reading The Dark Side of Social Media
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
Four years ago was when I hit rock bottom. I was sexually assaulted and that experience broke me. I was drinking everyday not wanting to deal with life sober. I … Continue reading Why I’m Thankful for Hitting Rock Bottom
Having a mental illness is a lonely thing. Like most people, we want at least someone with whom we can talk. We want a friend to cry with, or even laugh … Continue reading Y’all Are Crazy, and That’s Okay
Christmas is about giving and bringing everyone together, in a crazy stressful world.
Eunoia. It was my blogs original name. It is what I called it and it was perfect. I feel that I have to emphasize my reason for writing. It started as … Continue reading Eunoia.
I have lived with a mental illness for most of my life so it’s kind of weird when things are going really well. Maybe I’m the only one but when … Continue reading When Things Are Good
Sunday I jetted from teaching a Wreath Making event to an early dinner with my spouse (The class was a success). I have never been to the eatery before alone, … Continue reading What’s Meant to Be
It’s been a bit since I have submitted a piece for publishing. Previously, I wanted what I submitted to be a great, awesome piece that touches the heart of millions. … Continue reading Maintaining a Positive Mindset
My Tips on Coping with Mental Illness At some point we find strategies to cope with the many issues that come along having a mental illness. I know being Bipolar … Continue reading Mental Health Coping Strategies