When you just need to say all the things that are on your mind, Expressing, reflecting, and talking all things of any kind.Sometimes they are painful and sometimes they are fun,But either way, speak your mind and don't you run.Don't hold back and always allow yourself to be,Speak your truth and be you-be free.It's far … Continue reading Just Say It
The other day I had the pleasure of helping someone I didn't know with their OCD. Did I know what I said would help? Nope, but I said what I thought might help anyways and left it up to the universe to see if it resonated at all.Today, I got the message from him that … Continue reading The Untold Secret
Talk about your struggles. Talk about your fears. Talk about your hang ups. Talk about your anxieties. Talk about your emotions. Talk. Why would you stay silent? Shame? Fear? Guilt? There's only one thing that happens when we stay silent...we hurt more. We struggle internally. We fight ourselves, and others. Nothing feels right. Whether your … Continue reading Speak Up
The stigma around mental health is real. Is it really because of the term mental health? Two words makes everyone cringe, turn their heads, and never want to speak about something? I really have trouble believing that! Obviously it's not just that. It's what people think about when they hear the term mental health. It's … Continue reading We All Struggle
An individual found me through my article, Lessons Learned from rOCD, on the OCD stories website and contacted me through this blog. It came with an attachment: an iphone "note" titled "ROCD Hell." It so painfully reminded me of exactly how I felt when I was in a relationship but plagued by anxiety. Reading someone's … Continue reading ROCD Hell
Therapy for me was, and is, dare I say fun..wait what? Yes, I actually loved it. I mean, I loved the journey of it. Ok, let’s be honest, obviously it sucked... a lot. I cried for the entire session a majority of the first year I was there. I was extremely upset, heartbroken, and in … Continue reading Excerpt about Therapy
Lately I have been having trouble making some decisions. It can be so easy to convince yourself something is not right...or even, right. This is why it can be so hard. Pro and con lists help but when you mix in anxiety around making a decision, you can find the pros of the cons and … Continue reading Decisions
Imagine just imagine your brain telling you to break up with someone you love, I mean truly love. The one you want everything with and the one whom you have never experienced feelings like this before with...but your brain keeps saying "what if;" your brain keeps coming up with anxious thoughts that make you question … Continue reading What is the deal with Relationship OCD (ROCD)?
Silence screams. Painful. Cliffhangers. Going Rogue. Wait, come back. "But I can't say anything, I shouldn't. It's risky. I don't know what will happen." Who is speaking? Fear. Life. My brain. Ah, but what does your heart say? "Try. Risk. Have faith, Believe. Go for it." Then what are you waiting for?