Silence Speaks

When silence screams it pierces your ears. Louder than words; more honest than words.When you sit in silence, you hear yourself louder than ever. Do you listen? Do you shy away? What do you hear?Are you able to tolerate the audience of trees, birds, or waves as you sit still?It's almost as if they are … Continue reading Silence Speaks

Foam Roll Health

    As I sit here I realize how similar this process is to the process of overcoming obstacles, facing mental health struggles, or dealing with anything that causes pain, angst, and uncertainty. It hurts the more you resist the feelings and it might take a few passes and finding where the pain originated from, … Continue reading Foam Roll Health

10 Lessons Learned

Sharing with you some of my most critical pieces of information I learned in therapy during my journey to mental health: Find a specialist. I put this as number 1 because it truly is the number 1 thing to do! I accredit all my success to my therapist now who knew how to tackle what I … Continue reading 10 Lessons Learned

The Flow

Two chemicals. Three atoms. One molecule. So many forms and characteristics. Something we take for granted each day, yet can't live without. Different physical states based on energy, different traits based on environment. This simple yet complex molecule is fascinating, life-saving, and very treasured. By some amazing force it continues to move in a seamless … Continue reading The Flow

Resilience

These messages were left at my door by my sister-in-law one night when I was living in California and today the same word was used to describe me. Resilient....adjective 1. springing back; rebounding. 2. returning to the original form or position after being bent,compressed, or stretched. 3. recovering readily from illness, depression, adversity, or the like; buoyant     … Continue reading Resilience

Preface to My Story

  I could tell you I was the target of mistreatment in high school or that I obsessed about my weight and working out to the point of unhealthiness or that I progressively got worse and worse with depression and anxiety until I began obsessing about my sexuality  and relationships until it was finally diagnosed … Continue reading Preface to My Story