OCD Style Therapy for All!

I was just privy to a friends therapy conversation and at the end of it, he turned to me and asked, "so what did you think?" I said, "all I heard was one theme and you never got to the heart of that in your conversation. You talked about the same thing in a different … Continue reading OCD Style Therapy for All!

Just Say It

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 Untold Secret

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

Time Passes Anyways

Whether you focus on it or not, the time passes. Whether you spend the day upset, or feeling on top of the world, the seconds, minutes, and hours go by. Why not make it worth it?Why not focus on positive emotions and gratitude?Why not be present when that is really all you have at the … Continue reading Time Passes Anyways

Almost Mental Health Month

May is Mental Health Month and although I know mental health/emotional health/mental wellbeing should be on the minds of everyone everyday of the year, I am also thrilled that there is a time dedicated to it solely. The only problem with one time dedicated to mental health awareness is that it keeps the stigma alive. … Continue reading Almost Mental Health Month

Sanctuary

I have always loved driving, ever since I can remember.Freedom, control, changing directions, fast paced, open road.My car is my sanctuary. It is my place of safety, freedom, and peace. I sing like I am a pro, secretly wishing I was good at it (thinking I am good at it). Sometimes I drive in silence, … Continue reading Sanctuary

We All Struggle

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

Growth

Growth. A word I wrote a few times in my journal over this last week. When I fell back into an anxiety spiral, I didn't let it consume me completely. I reached out to others and voiced how I was feeling, I forced myself into conversations that focused on anything but what I was thinking … Continue reading Growth

My Brain Story

I am honored to be able to share my story to recovery and to help others learn about mental health and how it actually makes you more of yourself! From comparison anxiety and eating issues in high school to severe depression and questioning my identity in college, I lived in a fog for many years. … Continue reading My Brain Story

Daily Anxieties

Whether or not you have been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder or anything of the like, doesn't mean that you are not struggling right now. It doesn't take away from the realness or the validity of anything you are experiencing. We are all struggling. Every day feels the same. We are in a cycle of … Continue reading Daily Anxieties