I really enjoy being on social media, but I have one confession, I can be a little obsessive. Back when I was a teenager I was addicted to Instagram in the most unhealthy way. Since I was addicted I was always checking it and waking myself out of my sleep just to be on the app. I … Continue reading Social Media Can Fuel Your Anxiety
Sometimes we need a new therapist. Finding a therapist isn't the easiest thing to do. So you can only imagine having to find another one. I went to therapy for a year before I stopped going. I was paying a $25 copay to talk about absolutely nothing. I felt that I only had to go … Continue reading When is it time to change therapists?
For years I wrote in spiral-bound notebooks, telling different stories of different people. Each entry was written as a story, but it was a recollection of the day with fiction persons written in. I had done this for years and frankly, I think that I could have a book. Seriously I have hundreds of pages … Continue reading I Found My Fiction
We, as humans, all have feelings that can change depending on an event or who we are around, or how we wake up in the morning. Our feelings are an important part of who we are as humans. We don't always know it, but we are always feeling something, rather it is good or bad. … Continue reading Don’t Feel Stupid for Your Feelings
Back in 2018, I was diagnosed with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. OCD stood in the forefront of my life for about two years. For a long time I wasn't even sure I had depression anymore because I was struggling with OCD the most. Frankly it sucked and I was always drugged up to keep myself sane. … Continue reading I Forgot I Have OCD. How Can that Happen?
It is not possible to erase memories. Although if it were possible, I would be the first one to sign myself to get it done. Sometimes we have memories of the weirdest things and sometimes the worse things, but one thing is for sure, those memories often take over the good memories. I am sure … Continue reading The Power of Memories (Changing Negatives into Positives)
My whole life I have always created stories and developed characters in my head. I hadn't thought much of it, it was everyday life for me. I had never talked about it because I thought I was weird. I had over 200 people in my head and they all had stories and they all had … Continue reading Being Creative (the story of my mind)
I wasn't sure I wanted to start therapy again. I didn't want to, but deep down inside I knew that I needed to talk to someone. I felt down and low, like I couldn't pull myself up anymore. Getting up seemed like a chore and I didn't want to. I didn't want to get up … Continue reading Starting Therapy Again…
When I made the decision to quit my job, it was big one. I was no longer going to have the income I had before. At the same time I was finally going to be myself again and not have to be crushed by the pressure that is the corporate world. I knew that I … Continue reading Getting A Chance of A Life Time (Quitting My Job)
I worked on a job I hated for a few months. The pay wasn’t bad, but the workload was a bit much and it seemed almost every day something changed. It wasn’t like this in the beginning, but eventually, it was, and I found myself struggling to keep up. After having a few conversations with … Continue reading Short Hair (How Stress Broke My Hair Off)