Loving the job i always thought i would HATE

i have shared with you about my depression and how it makes it tough to go to work and keep a job. i have also shared that i am now working TWO jobs while also learning to manage my energy so i don’t wear myself out! Recently I found my self in a Financial situation […]

Lessons I learned from my dogs.

Credit to mom- who brought this to my attention in the first place! OK so, currently i am stressing because our house is a disaster as we prepare to move very shortly. SO! i thought i would take some time to talk about something i have wanted to share for a while! because doggos always […]

Suicide Prevention

September 10th is National suicide Prevention day. Suicide is one of the top 10 leading cause of death and rising! there are lots of myths and incorrect information out there regarding suicide. So lets talk about it! There are common and very well known signs that someone may be depressed or even suicidal such as […]

The Opposite of how I feel

Sooo.. I have mentioned in the past that I have borderline personality disorder (i will put my video about it below!) Because of this diagnosis I was directed to use Dialectical Behavior Therapy (or DBT) as treatment. While in a fantastic group setting and learning about DBT skills we covered a very interesting skill. The […]

Working while Depressed

As I am writing this it is Monday night after the long weekend. I have had the three days off of work. (Friday, Sunday and Monday) and yet I’m thinking about tomorrow, about going to work. The thought of It makes me tired and want to curl up in bed. My weekend was not full […]

Fighting Insecurities

Insecurity.. judgment, embarrassment and shame we all fear these things.. but why? when we were little we could go to a store and dance wildly and it didn’t matter who was watching! so when do we start to care what people think, or if there watching? we all have something that makes us uncomfortable. I […]

Calling a Crisis Line: what is it like?

often we are told to call a crisis line or go to an emergency room if we feel we are in a crisis. these are great resources… but the problem is, most of us get filled with anxiety at the thought of reaching out for help. the first time i tried to call a crisis […]

Self-Ish

Prioritize yourself! – skip to the bottom for crisis resources. when I was brainstorming name ideas for this blog i tried to think of the misconceptions people have about mental health. I worried that people would misunderstand the name and be offended by it so, I checked in with some close friends of mine to […]

Feeling Behind in Life.

in today’s world we are haunted by social media.. yes it can be an amazing tool but it also exposes peoples lives. the problem with social media is that, well most of us share the happy moments or our best moments and we forget to share the reality. what goes on behind the scenes? that […]

Creative mindfulness

Mindfulness is commonly misconceived as meditation and deep breathing or doing activities such as yoga. although these activities are a practice of mindfulness there are actually tons of ways to be mindful! I’m going to share with you some very easy ways to be mindful in your daily life. What is mindfulness? : being fully […]