Stigma around Mental Health

I was very lucky growing up. My mom and her family were very open with their mental health issues. My mom constantly explained why she had to wash her hands ten times before finally being able to leave the washroom. My aunt spoke openly about her fears of being sick, and when she had children,... Continue Reading →

Dismay, Depression and Dreams

Holy smokes I haven't been in here in a while. To be honest, every day I wake up with the intention to write a post, but then every day I make an excuse as to why I can't. I have been struggling HARD with time management... something I have never really struggled with before. This... Continue Reading →

Journaling

I have been pretty absent from my blog for the past few days. I have been really struggling with my depression. It was so bad yesterday that I actually had to cancel a prior engagement because there was no way I could leave the house. I was very confused as to why my depression hit... Continue Reading →

Normalization

There is something weighing heavy on my heart. For the past hour or so I have been debating whether or not to write this post. I am terrified of the comments I am going to receive and the judgment that I may endure, but here it goes. We need to stop normalizing mental illness. My... Continue Reading →

Feel Your Pain

So many people believe that the best way to feel better is to not allow themselves to feel the pain. I get it, I felt that way too. For years I would bottle up my emotions, but then, guess what? They came back up time and time again because I did not allow them to... Continue Reading →

Happy Medium

Having a type A personality but also having depression is a very difficult thing to juggle. When I am having an episode all I want to do is forget everything on my to-do list and lie on the couch, but the thought of that makes me crazy. Not checking off everything on my list every... Continue Reading →

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