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
What are you grateful for? I have many things but there are a few things I always think of: My bed: for a rejuvenating place to rest my body and relax my mind The gym: a daily therapy and clearing of the mind. A way to feel strong, able, and alive! Always my place to … Continue reading Gratitude
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
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
I got off the plane and on one was there. There was no one I knew, and no one waiting for me on the other side, no smile, hug, or kiss to greet me. "Is this how it's gonna be?" I asked myself. I know it's not how I want it to be and I … Continue reading No One Was There
I couldn't help where I was in my journey. I couldn't know what I didn't know. I couldn't be the person I wanted to be. One sentence. It might have been the truth but it changed my life in more ways that one. I couldn't explain it. I couldn't figure it out myself. I didn't … Continue reading Forgive Yourself
If you want love, you gon' have to go through the pain If you want love, you gon' have to learn how to change If you want trust, you gon' have to give some away If you want love, if you want love "If you want love," NF They say what's meant to be will … Continue reading Belief in Fate
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?
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
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?