Rollin with the Feels

Ever have those days where you know you are in a bad mood? Where every little sound or movement drives you crazy? Where you don't know who you are, what you want, and where you are going in life? Yup, today was one of those days. People in my office were bothering me, a friend … Continue reading Rollin with the Feels

What are Your Dreams?

  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?

The Power of “Why?”

One thing I recommend to people when they ask me for advice, share their stories, or ask how I overcame certain obstacles, is to ask "why?" Be careful, this is not in the sense of "why me?" cuz I have been there before and that doesn't help at all, but in the form of "why … Continue reading The Power of “Why?”

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

Dealt a Bad Hand of Cards

Tonight at work, my CEO was talking about how he got over the 4 stages of diabetes: Denial, Anger, Depression, and Acceptance (DADA). I am pretty sure that these same stages can be applied to OCD or any mental health disorder. They might take on slightly different orders or it might look like "dADa" but … Continue reading Dealt a Bad Hand of Cards

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

Having a Life in My Hands

  Whenever a client walks through the door, it’s a clean slate. I must document and mentally file away the previous client, and recite a quick client profile in preparation for the next one walking through my doors. Some don’t want to talk, some want to vent, some talk about diabetes, some don’t. Either way, … Continue reading Having a Life in My Hands