I've been thinking a lot of my happiness lately and I have to say that I'm very happy. When I was younger, I didn't realize how easy it was to just be happy and smile. Smiling takes the edge off the side of your lips and makes you feel good all around. I always struggled… Continue reading Happiness in Yourself
Most people feel the longing for home and family when they travel to new places, study abroad, or maybe even staying over at a friend's house. The grief-sickening feeling lingers for days and the unfamiliarity of your surroundings makes things uncomfortable. But is it possible to feel homesick when you're a young adult living at… Continue reading Homesick at Home
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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 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 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