These posts feature mental health topics including depression, anxiety, motivation, etc. I will write about my own experiences as well as resources and tips that may help you in your mental health journey.
Moving: Planning, Packing, Organizing, & More
With my recent move, I have learned so much and experienced so many new things including mountains of stress. Here is an update of how that move has gone and what is to come in the future.
Feeling Like a Burden: Gaining Independence & Asking for Help
Feeling like a burden often goes hand in hand with having a disability, but you are not alone. There are steps we can take to ease that feeling and gain back some of our sense of independence as well.
When Hope for a Cure Becomes Heartbreak: The Journey to Self-Acceptance
Hope can keep us going when times are at their darkest, but in rare circumstances, hope can be detrimental to progress. Oh, how I know this truth well. I am a huge believer in hope; the eternal optimist most days. But, in this one case, hope broke my heart.
Motivation and Willpower: How Practicing Self-Care and Having a Support System Can Help You
Here I discuss motivation and willpower. I describe them as a finite resource and discuss what you can do to refill your own willpower and motivation.
“New Year, New Me.” On Setting Goals and Choosing to be Worthy
We've all heard "new year, new me" more times than we can count. This year, I'm fighting to feel like I deserve better, and you should too.
When Depression Returns Like a Wave: Recognizing the Signs and Making a Plan
My experience with my returning depression, what depression is like for many people, and what I do to work my way out of my depression. Plus a FREE downloadable checklist that could help you fight your own depression!