The Cycle of Depressive Silence It’s been some time since I’ve seen symptoms of my depression. Recently, however, I couldn’t help but notice the old cycles of those symptoms reoccurring and reappearing. I’m sleeping for longer hours, isolating myself, feeling a great sense of irritation and hopelessness and lastly losing my sense of communication. Since … Read moreWhen my Depression Silences Me
We all make mistakes and take risks, I made one this week. It’s one to do with my ex-boyfriend who I’m not over and probably won’t be for a long time. It’s one that could have cost me all of the progress that I have made since the start of the year when I fell … Read moreFinishing Up Some Risky Business
All pain serves as a catalyst. Pain is either a catalyst for depression or a catalyst for action. Sorting through my mental file cabinet lead me to this discovery. I noticed a pattern behind many of my past challenges. Climbing out of adversity required a decision. The decision to leave toxic relationships. The decision to … Read moreCatalyst
Q: “I really want to love myself, I hate depending on others to make me feel loved.” A:” You are unique Emma (not the real name). Unique in a way that only you can be! No one else in this world can be who you are. You have unique and beautiful qualities and perhaps you … Read moreI really want to love myself… Q&A
Every time I look in the mirror I have so many self destructive thoughts. I wonder what people see in me and is it as bad as what I see? Yet, people tell me I have so much positive energy about me, I’m so outgoing and full of confidence and it’s what gives me … Read moreYou ARE Good Enough
I was unable to control my mind in the last few days. When I sat quiet and participated in the loud fun at the office, my mind was louder than bombs. I have my best friends around and I always had an option to tell them what is going on… but something stopped me from … Read moreYOU CAN..!
We all have stress and fear. It’s part of the human experience. Some people handle it well or, if you’re like me, you can be a basket case sometimes. Everyone tells you to just “let it go” or “stop worrying”. Well, it’s easier said then done. What if I told you, there was a technique … Read moreMeditation Monday: Tapping-The Emotional Freedom Technique
I am a victim myself, so today I hope to remind myself and make you know that the time to love and share your love with someone is now not later. Trust me is not worth procrastinating. To my big sister whom I loved so much and admired, you are truly the best – these … Read moreBefore Funeral…
PAIN is the manifestation of change. As someone suffering from two autoimmune diseases: Ulcerative Colitis and Enteropathic Arthritis, I have dealt with pain and discomfort throughout my life. Pain has the ability to force change and movement. There are usually two destinations of this movement: light and darkness. Pain can be the result of an action or inaction. It can be physical or … Read moreFreedom is truth without shackles
Have you ever had a once in a lifetime opportunity presented before you, and you didn’t take it? How about just any opportunity? The second question is easy; the answer, a resounding YES. The first question is a little harder to discern, people have different interpretations of what that means. Most of our opportunities are … Read moreCodependency; the story of how we lost and regained our power.