2019 wasn’t all bad. Focusing on the positives to close out the year!
Stand up to anxiety like the bully it is.
Comforting activities vs pleasurable ones and how they help our mental health
Anxiety’s mantra: already afraid, so you don’t have to be.
I’m already looking forward to 2019. By that, I don’t mean I’m eagerly anticipating it. I have my sights set on the future. In 2019, I will be in a new apartment with new goals. A sudden change in my life forced me to change my perspective. It shattered me at first, but I bouncedContinue reading “The Guide to Recalibrating Your Priorities”
I have stumbled upon a mental crisis. I’m talking deep, dark place, code red, talk me off the ledge crisis. Thankfully, I didn’t do anything destructive or harmful, aside from some yelling. What pulled me back down to earth a little from my downward spiral was the thought that if someone else were in thisContinue reading “A Guide to a Crisis”
I live somewhere between mildly uncomfortable and peacefully accepting.
This is me. You’ve seen me before. You know who I am. But I wonder if I know her anymore. I’m totally different from the person I was a year ago, two years ago–God forbid we go any further back than that. I fell into a vicious cycle of depression and anxiety around September ofContinue reading “[What I Did Today] It’s Just A List”
Since my soul-baring post about depression, I knew I had to try something different. Anything. No matter how small or seemingly insignificant. My answer? Using this Pacifica app more regularly. I downloaded it when I was still employed and very stressed, thinking it could help me. It’s a very cool app that allows you to track yourContinue reading “One Tool in My Resource Toolbox”
I crave significance. Why I do isn’t very important. When I say crave significance, I mean, from a young age, I have wanted my life to matter in a profound way. I fear being insignificant or meaningless. Through the years, I have tried all kinds of ways to create meaning. When I was aContinue reading “Searching for Significance”