Love, Simon

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

Laughter

  Today a coworker came up to me and said, "You seriously have the cutest laugh ever." I, of course, laughed and said "Aw, thanks!" He continued, "No seriously. I have my headphones in to listen to something but one side is lifted in case someone calls my name and all I hear is your … Continue reading Laughter

Don’t Resist

Face the doubt. Face the fear. Face the anxiety. Let it happen. Feel it, Embrace it. Welcome it. For it is what gets you through. If you struggle with social anxiety, OCD, general anxiety or anything that just gets in your way, face it. Don't run. Resisting something, trying to make sense of it, trying … Continue reading Don’t Resist

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

Relaxing was my goal

Smiles. Laughter. Responsibility. Adventure. Risk. Vulnerability. Calm. mixed in with much less, but still present Anxiety. Fear. Self-consciousness. Doubt. Depression. Lonely. Confused. I can honestly say I am beginning to shift the weight of the balance beam to the desired side. My pH is changing and my mindset is healthier. Time, patience, hard work, and grit. One of … Continue reading Relaxing was my goal