People with mental illness need help staying positive sometimes. So, here are some of my thoughts on how you can “deal” with your past, present and future. The past. Accept who you were. Stop dwelling on it. Accept… the bad things that happened to you. Bad things happen to all of us, it's a part of us that we can't change. We must leave it in the past, where it belongs. Let it ... Read the Post
How Getting a Tattoo Can Be a Form of Therapy for Coping with Anxiety and Depression.
Anxiety, Depression, and Tattoos. Can They Be Therapeutic for Mental Health and Wellness? I say Yes! Tattoos are becoming less and less taboo these days which is great, but to tell the truth, I really don’t care what people think. I have tattoos because I love them, me! So, you may have guessed that I am a huge fan of tattoos, in fact, I have 10 and counting the days until my next ... Read the Post
Mental Health Hacks. Sidetrack Your Negative Thoughts Caused by Depression and Anxiety
Being overwhelmed by your depression and anxiety is an inevitable part of living with a mental illness. Here are some mental health hacks that I often use to change my "frame of mind". Like when my negative thoughts are getting out of control and nothing I do feels right. Or my relentless anxiety is taking me hostage and showing me no mercy... And when I feel like life is ... Read the Post
Accepting Depression & Anxiety, Because It Is With You Every Day and It Seems To Never Go Away!
I will keep fighting every day and I will not surrender to my depression and anxiety. I can and have accepted that I will have to live with these feelings for the rest my life and it sucks! I have been fighting for the last 20 years and I’m still here. Ha! Sometimes I want to succumb and lay it to rest (and me) But instead I say fuck you depression! You will not break me, I am ... Read the Post
The Secret Recipe For Living With Anxiety And Depression a Bitter Sweet Pie
A Bitter Sweet Pie With Crumbling Topping Keeping your mental health "positive" is so important and I do it through humor, I find ways of coping with my sadness and things that are difficult by putting a fun twist on it. I have been working on my secret recipe which I call my "Bitter Sweet Pie with Crumbling Topping " since I was old enough to realize that I was even making it. ... Read the Post