Rivers run dry in spicy heat beating waves of sun in his crackling voice underneath the tumble weed. She draws the water in with her lily pad from rain pouring through the waterways and strengthening her roots underneath aquamarine bubbles and self-love. She does not need him. The man of heat drying her roots and… Continue reading Water Lily (“Learn To Pick Her First”)
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Do you know how anxiety feels like? Or, is it just an excuse that people use to avoid getting a job, going out with friends, arriving late, or not answering the phone? Whatever your opinion is on depression and anxiety, it's important to talk about it. Even if you haven't experienced extreme anxiety, at least… Continue reading Realize How Anxiety Works
The last few days have been rough. So many thoughts have been swirling in my mind that I feel like I can't control them. Sometimes, I feel like I'm on top of the world. Sometimes I'm able to handle everything at one time and feel like a superhero. Other times, I'm crippled in my anxiety… Continue reading Anxiety is Crippling
There are many things in the world we want to be and hope to be. Many things we wish that can happen and to live for. We all want a purpose, a mantra, and a love for what we do in our lives. However, there are times we fall short of our expectations and make… Continue reading Self-Reflection and Change
There is nothing like a good hardy laugh to make a day amazing or a sweet exchange of smiles from a good friend to set the mood right. The right people in your life can make life like an adventure filled with silliness, loud laughs, and unforgettable moments. True friends and family are the greatest… Continue reading Happiness is Bliss
I know that I'm being dramatic that I'll probably be alone for the rest of my life at the age of 21. Everyone says that I'm too young to cut myself short or the "one" will come when I least expect it. If I was happily married and older, I would probably say the same… Continue reading Forever Alone at 21
Energetic people are exciting and passionate. They dream big dreams and believe that anything is possible with hard work and dedication. They don't just smile, they laugh loudly. They don't wait for life to pass them by, they go after what they want in life. They understand the importance of living life to the fullest.… Continue reading The Energetic Person
I find that depression is more than an illness, its like my brain default for every negative circumstance that comes my way. The negativity just overwhelms my mind to the point where I huddle in a ball, pretending that I'm okay. I'm overreacting. I'm in recovery, this shouldn't be happening. Why is it happening?! I have nothing… Continue reading Depression Relapse?
I remember a time where I was in such deep depression that I couldn't see the light. Everything was dark and black. I couldn't eat, sleep, or think. I felt like I was a prisoner in my own reality. My mind was foggy and I lost my will power to do many things. My mother… Continue reading Braver Than Yourself
I give up on romance and the light of a lover's eyes trailing his fingers from my hips to an upward spiral to my hard-pressed lips. I will never find a lover to complement my solitude, my echoing laugh bouncing up and down the coffee-stained walls of my one-bedroom or the half-empty bed creased with… Continue reading Giving Up