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Thankful for my struggles

I am thankful for my struggles with physical and mental health. Without them I wouldn't have found my voice or known how strong I could be. Remember that no matter what your struggle is, it is valid. Whether you are dealing with trauma, physical or mental illness or anything else, your struggle is valid. Whether... Continue Reading →

Sharing your story

Sharing your story with someone is a sign of strength. Everyone needs their thoughts, feelings, and opinions to be heard and validated, but it can be difficult to share. As the listener, it is human nature to want to jump in and help fix things, but it may not be a solution that your friend... Continue Reading →

Everything is 100% my fault

When my mental health is at it's worse, I end up thinking and feeling that everything is 100% my fault. No matter what goes wrong, whether it within my control or not affects the way I see myself. Logically I understand that I can't always prevent bad things from happening, but I still end up... Continue Reading →

You aren’t a burden

You aren't a burden. Please do not let the idea that you may be a burden to someone stop you for reaching out for support when you need it. The last thing your love ones want is for you to go out of your way to ease their imagined trouble. Your struggles do not burden... Continue Reading →

You are good enough

You are good enough. Everything that you do is good enough. Having anxiety means spending hours going over what we should have said, where we made mistakes, etc. It's enough to make you want to hide under the covers and never get out. Know that you are doing enough. I now that you want to... Continue Reading →

Depression and anxiety are a challenging

Depression and anxiety are a challenging.  Depression and anxiety can convince you that everyone in your life secretly hate you. I remember during a really bad episode as a teenager, I was convince that my own parents didn't want me. There is nothing further from the truth. No matter how much you believe everyone hates... Continue Reading →

You are going to laugh at me again!

Well, you are going to laugh at me again! I was home alone, still working part time due to my chronic illness and my mental health. I was working on my computer looking for inspiration for my next blog post, when I found it in the least expected place. From the corner of my eye,... Continue Reading →

Under the microscope

Since my return from sick leave, I have been putting great effort into my work performance. I am also doing everything that is within my power to keep my health as good as it can be. Part of both, is my approach to life in general and trying to keep a positive spin or outlook.... Continue Reading →

Social anxiety and Introversion compared

Social anxiety and Introversion are often compared, but they are quite different. In order to understand why these two aren’t interchangeable, we much first understand what is introversion. Introversion means that your battery gets recharged when you are alone and it gets drained when you are being social. Extroversion is the contrary. It means you... Continue Reading →

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