“They feel that way because they’re weak.” A comment I hear far too often. A comment which I wish to never hear again. If you have never felt low, I don’t believe you. If you have never felt like you’ve hit rock bottom, I don’t believe you. We all know the feeling of self-doubt. We… Continue reading Understanding Mental Illness
In just a few short weeks, 2017 will come to an end, with 2018 swooping through taking the lead. This past year will soon be just a memory. 2017 brought on a rollercoaster of emotions. Some good, some bad. Some happy, some sad. It brought on loads of stress, where ripping the hairs out of… Continue reading Let’s ring in 2018 with a fresh start
Dear “Friend,” Notice the quotations around the word friend? That should be the first indicator that you mean nothing to me. A friend does not stab you in the back. A friend does not trash talk you or talk about you to your own family members. A friend does not withhold important information from you,… Continue reading An open letter to my “friend”
I always say I don’t fear anything. I act like nothing bothers me, and that nothing can really affect the way I feel. I act as if I will never let anything make me shake in my bones. As if anything can happen to me, but it will never make me feel scared. But that’s… Continue reading What is your biggest fear?
The one thing you don’t need to surround yourself with when you’re going through a tough time is negativity. Negativity will bring down your mood, and your spirits, even more than they already are. It doesn’t matter what you’re going through, whether it be family problems, health issues, work related problems, a breakup, school stress,… Continue reading Escape the negative; Embrace the positive
Lately, it’s been feeling as if love is a poker game. One person is playing all in, while the other person is maintaining a poker face, making it impossible to read their expressions. They may be holding on to a 2-7, but their expressions make you think they have a royal flush. Bluffing. Being the… Continue reading I Will Continue To Play All In
Your stomach is turning uncontrollably. Your heart is racing. You forget how to breathe. You don’t feel like you belong. You doubt yourself and everything you do. Everyone and everything around you starts to become fuzzy. Your mind starts thinking 1000 thoughts per millisecond. “What if” questions start to fill your thoughts. You don’t feel… Continue reading What having social anxiety is really like