When I was in elementary school, I was bullied, horribly. I was the kid who was smarter than everyone, which only made me stick out like a sore thumb. I was the kid with the "dyke moms and retarded brother" as people liked to call me. Kids used to plan fights at recess to beat… Continue reading Bullies
Sorry I haven't posted anything in a while, life has been a little crazy. I'm going to try my best to post more regularly again, and thank you to everyone who has liked and followed my blog, it really means so much to me.
Something I have struggled with for a long time is the idea of letting people down. I never want to say no when someone asks me to do something, and I never want to not be able to do somethign for someone. This issue with this though is that I sacrifice myself for others. I… Continue reading Letting Others Down
When I think about depression, or at least my own depression, I always characterize it with a sense of hopelessness. That no matter what I do in life, it's out of my control and there is nothing I can do about it. Take dating for instance. When a relationship ends, unless you are the one… Continue reading Depression and a Sense of Hopelessness
Something I find helps me when I am having a hard time- both anxiety or depression wise- is routines. When we feel like we are out of control, or are spiraling, it can be helpful to follow a routine in order to ground ourselves. One way I do this is in the mornings. When I… Continue reading Routines
Something I have found in my many years of dealing with mental illnesses and watching so many others deal with them is the embarrassment surrounding crying. We see ourselves as weak when we cry. Or maybe even shame is we are crying for some reason that doesn't feel good enough. I've definitely ran to my… Continue reading The Power of Crying
According to science, there are 5 main types of anxiety disorders, each with their own fun effects on our day to day lives. While these disorders are all distinct, that does not mean that symptoms of one can not be found in another, or that a person can not have multiple anxiety disorders with different… Continue reading Different Types of Anxiety