Positive Self Talk

Why is it so hard to believe others when they say how wonderful you are and how loving you are and how far you will go in life? Why can we only focus on who doesn't love us or what we are not, or where we fall short, or what's going wrong at that moment? … Continue reading Positive Self Talk

I Miss You

I miss the comfort; the ease; the love. I miss feeling like we were never strangers. I miss the silence that never mattered. I miss the hours that felt like seconds. I miss the honesty in my voice without hesitation. I miss the smiles that stretched out for miles. I miss not caring what anyone else … Continue reading I Miss You

Self-Blame Game

It's vicious. It's a cycle that is hard to get out of. It traps you. It is unfair but feels so appropriate. You roll the dice, move forward, but then the next time it's your turn you lose momentum and slide backwards to where you started. It becomes a tango, sliding forward and backward, excited … Continue reading Self-Blame Game

No More Diets

I bite my tongue when people ask me for a diet plan. "Just tell me what to eat because I can do that. I just need something to follow" I have gotten confident in my answer of "no." I go on with: "You wanna know why I say no. It's because all diets do is label … Continue reading No More Diets

Just Jump

Tonight my coworker looked at me and said, "stop planning and strategizing so much, just jump! Stop saying "but this pool is bigger, my friend is over here, what if the water is too cold..just get in there!" He is the same one who, on our two hour hike on Friday said, "stop giving people power … Continue reading Just Jump

Hard to Understand

People think they understand anxiety and depression but unfortunately, or fortunately, unless you suffer from the depths of the disorder then it is very difficult to fully understand and empathize. I am not saying no one gets it at all or someone can't express an understanding and possibly come to understand more clearly, but it is very … Continue reading Hard to Understand