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

When the Ebbs Flow

5 years in and it still happens.Yup our moods can change. They ebb and flow and the ebbs flow and will always ebb again.I have accepted that my mood can dip without notice, and I just have to be patient. Part of the nature of mental health is that it happens. You wake up one … Continue reading When the Ebbs Flow

Self-Awareness

A word that keeps coming up in my life. Not something you can give someone but definitely something everyone needs and everyone can personally build. It pays off to be more self aware and yet it remains so easy to continue to distract, run, and ignore the need. Especially during a time like this, in … Continue reading Self-Awareness

Puzzles of Life

The year of the pandemic and no one knows what to do,I take walks, work, workout, and invest in a puzzle or two.Puzzles have always been a form of therapy and focus for me,Something about putting things in their place; where they are meant to be.Taking my mind and focusing on a task at hand,It's … Continue reading Puzzles of Life

On the other side of mental health

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

I Miss You

I miss the comfort; the ease; the love. I miss feeling like we were never strangers. I miss the silence that┬ánever mattered. I miss the hours that felt like seconds. I miss the honesty in my voice without hesitation. I miss the smiles that stretched out for miles. I miss not caring what anyone else … Continue reading I Miss You

Life is a Gamble

Life is a gamble sometimes. The cards flip over and they might match but most times they don't. Most times you get a few that are the same but it's not enough to call it a win. The slot machines spin round and round and you get a feeling, and then are disappointed. The ball … Continue reading Life is a Gamble

Fate Takes Time

Sometimes I want the answers...actually, let's be honest, I am usually searching for answers. I don't like the fact that I have no idea how things are going to fit into place or what will happen in my life. For some things, I don't even think about it and then something happens and I turn … Continue reading Fate Takes Time