On the other side of mental health

I remember starting therapy over 2 years ago for severe anxiety and depression, but more specifically with a life-altering diagnosis of OCD. As she reviewed the physiology of OCD and the treatment plan with me, I sat there and asked, shocked at the possibility, "So what do I do and what will I think about … Continue reading On the other side of mental health

Just Be

If things are meant to work out, something will make you hold on. Something will keep your gut speaking that language, your heart singing that tune, and your mind always coming back to the idea. You might not know the reason now, but something will show you the way. Could be tomorrow, could be next … Continue reading Just Be

Love

Inspired by the pain of depression and the diagnosis of OCD during a relationship I still carry with me. One thing I need you to know which is 100% true, Is my anxiety struck me so hard because of how much I love you. Terrified of that strong of a feeling I had never felt … Continue reading Love

Love, Simon

I just saw the movie Love, Simon and besides it being a great movie with a lot of feels attached to it and a lot of messages in it, a few things came out of it for me. 1. "Sometimes I feel like I’m always on the outside, there’s this invisible line that I have to … Continue reading Love, Simon

What are Your Dreams?

  Whatever your dreams are, don't give them up. Don't say they can't happen, don't say it's too late, don't say it's too hard. Nothing is ever too late if it means enough to you. Nothing is ever too hard if you believe and work hard. It is so easy to feel impatient and to … Continue reading What are Your Dreams?

Quality of Love

A friend of mine asked her therapist, "What makes you continue to work with people with OCD. Doesn't it get exhausting?" "You know why, because these people are some of the most loving, caring, and genuine people I have ever met," she said. "And that's why these experiences are so painful to them." I have heard … Continue reading Quality of Love