"Everybody says..." is a phrase I am most guilty of saying. And it has been the biggest thing to hold me back in the past. Why? Well, to answer that, we first have to discuss who this "everybody" is. So what do I mean when I say, "Everybody says..." Everybody...that's a pretty broad term. About… Continue reading “Everybody Says…”
Should I have done it? No. Do I regret doing it? No. Is it important that we break down the stigma surrounding self-harm? Yes. So in my head, what I've done to myself isn't a big deal. My scars have faded quite considerably and most times I've completely forgotten about it. But occasionally, I'll get some… Continue reading “I Don’t Regret Self-Harm”
The short answer is yes. The long answer is a sassy question back at you: I don't know are you? Though it's a little reminiscent of a teacher asking a student "can you", it does bring up a good point. Do you think you are a runner? This is something a lot of people, runners… Continue reading Am I Runner?
I touched this on this topic before. In a way, at least. There is a strong positive voice inside of each of us. Whether we admit that or not is our choice. That doesn't stop it from existing it just stops us from listening. That voice exists to lift us up, strengthen us, and give us… Continue reading Surrender To Positivity
Here's some word vomit: I'm not strong enough to face my battles. I'm not strong enough to conquer them. I'm not strong enough to stand on my own two feet and push through the headwind of my struggles. I'll fall to my back with an open, vulnerable belly. I'll fail if I fight. I'm not strong enough to… Continue reading I’m Not Strong Enough
Number one rule in life: Make your own sunshine. My grandfather taught that to my mother who taught it to me and I'm teaching it to you. It's underestimated in its strength and it's weirdly deep. For me, it has a history rooted in my childhood but its importance came through my own discovery and… Continue reading Rainy Day Blues
We claim we live to better our lives, right? Don't we? Many of us do at least. Healthy foods, exercises, mental challenges to keep us young all dot our days but it doesn't seem to quite cover all our bases. Thinking we've neglected the never talked about "mental health", we may work to incorporate meditation,… Continue reading Battling Ourselves: Self-Esteem