Find beauty in the little things in life. When I want to just die, or fade away into obscurity and live out my life sulking in a bed, I think of all the things I would miss out on. The sunrise as it peaks over an empty beach. The smell of seawater and the screech … Continue reading Beauty in the little things: a blurb
how incredibly ironic is it that seasonal affective disorder has the acronym sad? It's funny’ because, if you were unaware, seasonal affective disorder is a depression that, unlike other mood disorders, strikes in the seasons of winter and fall. mostly. some cases were even documented to begin in the spring or summer. SAD strikes people … Continue reading SAD! Literally!
Sometimes, you can have weeks of feeling great…well, maybe not ‘great’ great, but able to keep your head above water. Able to keep your wits while in public, able to go out with friends and attend your classes and go to work and take care of the kids. But, inevitably, those days come. The days … Continue reading untitled
I re-evaluated an old struggle today, during an intense meditation session. I’ve had difficulties forming lasting relationships with people, due to a number of incidences in which I felt abandoned by the people I most relied on. Whether I blew it out of proportion or not, it has still been extremely traumatic for me. The … Continue reading abandonment
I found that meditation really helps with the racing mind. Being mindful of your thoughts and how quickly they race through your head is key to calming a mind that is working in overdrive. Being able to sit back and focus your brain on one thing slows down the mind and helps it adjust itself … Continue reading meditation/mindfulness
A while ago, my mother and I were having a conversation about eating disorders. I’m not even sure how we reached this topic, but she got to the issue of Bulimia, something she surprisingly didn’t seem to comprehend (my mother was a ballerina in her youth). Maybe what specifically bothered her was the fact that … Continue reading u dont get ur black card if u got an eating disorder
learning how to trust again is one of my most difficult challenges I’m dealing with as I recover from years of deep depression. People hurt you. Friends and family have the power to destroy you from the inside out, to break you down—-so why even subject yourself to the potential pain, and instead make no … Continue reading Lock and Key: Learning how to trust again after Depression