Don’t Call Me Crazy

“Wouldn’t they be better off without me? What if I just stayed in my house and stopped responding to texts and phone calls? Deleted all social media? Then I would never have to explain myself, worry about saying or doing something inappropriate or have to go on some kind of apology tour.” These are theContinue reading “Don’t Call Me Crazy”

What Is It Like?

“One size fits all” does not exist for physical and mental health. There can be similar characteristics, but no two cases are exactly alike. So what is my depression like? Scratch that. What are my depression and anxiety like? It’s difficulty sleeping at night and staying awake during the day. It’s having a wacky appetiteContinue reading “What Is It Like?”

Stop Stigmatizing & Start Supporting

I couldn’t let Mental Health Awareness Month pass by without writing about my own struggles. As some of you may already know, I suffer from depression, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, and some pretty severe social anxiety. It’s a part of me that I cannot eliminate completely, but I have learned to accept it and manage itContinue reading “Stop Stigmatizing & Start Supporting”

Finding A Balanced Outlook

Whether we realize it or not, all past events leading up to this moment have conditioned us. Everyone views the present with a skewed, biased perception because of this conditioning. And, of course, everyone else wants to give us their opinions of how we should see the world. I personally have been referred to asContinue reading “Finding A Balanced Outlook”

The Courage of Being Incorrect

One fact that is often overlooked is just how much strength it actually takes to admit that we are wrong. That we’ve made a mistake. That we’ve fucked up. That we are flawed. That we are imperfect beings. That we have weaknesses. That we have bad habits. To be vulnerable enough to acknowledge all ofContinue reading “The Courage of Being Incorrect”