Obstacles

Putting your feelings in writing is a good way to not only release stress, but it can also help you get to the root of the problem and serve as a point of reference for recovery. So here goes: December, I was hopeful and feeling up to the challenge of my new position at work….

“You’ve Changed” Foul-Weather Friend Alert!

This is fresh on my mind right now, because I just watched a Youtuber I adore go on an uncharacteristic rant about the comments that really hurt her the most.  Whether you know Bunny Meyer (a.k.a. grav3yardgirl) or not, I’m sure you can still appreciate a vlogger who tries to create a happy distraction and…

You Are What You Drive

It has been a very long time since I’ve posted anything on the subject of mental health. That’s not to say I haven’t had anything eventful, but my most stressful times have also been the busiest times. I’ve stayed on my anxiety pills pretty consistently, save for a couple days when I needed to get…

Inbox Zero

Your inbox says more about you than how you deal with clutter. Yesterday, I finally hit inbox zero. I’d managed to clear out a few thousand emails every few months, but my unread total had exceeded 20k this week. My boyfriend is an empty inbox kind of guy. Probably the biggest folder in his email…

Mental Health Chronicle

1 (800) 273-8255 <—If you need help now, CALL THIS NUMBER! My blog is as much about beauty as it is about the turmoil beneath the surface.  It took me thirty years to embrace my feminine side, because I never felt pretty.  It was always so much work, and if you’ve battled depression, you know…

Beneath the Surface: Anxiety & Depression

It’s time I admit that medication plays a major role in my ability to keep a regular blog. I’ve felt completely worn out for the last few weeks, ever since I decided to try to get off the anxiety medication. I wasn’t given as many refills for that prescription as I was for my thyroid…