Let It Go

Have you ever thought you shouldn’t share your feelings?  Have you thought if you tell someone you are struggling with Depression or Anxiety, they will judge you?  I thought about this the other day while M.J. and I were listening to the song, Let It Go from Frozen. “Conceal.  Don’t feel. Don’t let them know… …

Hurt is Hurt

I just started reading Rising Strong by Brene Brown.  A part in the book really resonated with me: “Hurt is hurt, and every time we honor our own struggle and the struggles of others by responding with empathy and compassion, the healing that results affects all of us.” P.9 When I read this I thought, …

Drowning in Snakes

Do you ever feel like you’re drowning in snakes? Wondering if this is the only way Feeling like you’ll never stop sinking Wondering if you’ll reach the surface again Will the snakes go away? Are they here to stay? It’s not too late You can fight the snakes It is hard, but worth it You …

Anxiety and Guilt

While talking to my therapist recently, she asked if I felt a little proud about a certain situation.  I said, “Well, I kind of feel guilty.”  She said, “Yeah, that’s a common thing for you.  Feeling guilty when you don’t need to.”  Well, I guess she knows me well!  I guess my therapy might be …

Our Painful, Sweet Lives

I have really enjoyed reading The Stormlight Archive by Brandon Sanderson.  His writing is phenomenal.  It just makes me want to keep reading.  I, also really like how deep he goes into his character development.  With three of his main characters in this series he really seems to go into their mental health struggles and …

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