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
Oh, How I Love My Great Big Handbag Packed Full Of Depression And Anxiety…
My depression and anxiety are jam-packed into a giant handbag full of all my life’s shit that I drag around with me day after day and I can’t seem to let it go! You too? It can get so fucking heavy. I am getting older and growing tired of dragging it along with me everywhere I go. I can’t or don’t want to give it up. Dare I say that I love it as much as I hate it? Every day I wake ... Read the Post