A list of ways to start putting yourself first and investing in your future.
"You don't have to stifle yourself to please someone and get along harmoniously. You have the right to be pissed at the people who hurt you. "
As I sit here at my desk, watching my favorite childhood movie with my son, checking my e-mails and working on and off, I can't help but think; this is the life. The end is near. 2018 is coming to a close. The clock is ticking toward a new year. Memes are flooding my timeline of how people … Continue reading Musings on 2018
I have my head in the clouds. I'm a dreamer. Always have been and despite everything that life has thrown at me I remain one. I'm blindly optimistic to a fault. I see the good in people. I want to be friends with everyone. As depressed as I get and regardless of my suicidal ideations … Continue reading Pursuing Dreams When You’re Below The Poverty Line
When I was a senior in high school I wrote a bucket list for the school newspaper. It was a little ambitious...things like "dance with Ellen" and "audition for American Idol." I have a sinking feeling that a few people probably scoffed at the article. I lived in a fantasy world in my youth; I dreamed … Continue reading The Top 3 Things On My Bucket List
I'm really fortunate to have a great support system behind me, and I give credit to them for attributing to a large part of my recovery and stability. I don't think a lot of people realize how bad my BPD has been in the past. Since moving back to my home state I've been steadily recovering, … Continue reading The Unsung Hero Behind My Recovery
I've always said that I can't wait for gray hairs to start sprouting out of my roots and for my laugh lines to form. Every time I say this someone always responds the same; "Talk to me when you get old." As if when I acquire my badges of age that I will regret being … Continue reading Why I Can’t Wait For Wrinkles & Gray Hair
I was once a very nostalgic person. I would stay up watching VH1's I Love The 90's and I Love the 00's. I belonged to a Facebook group that is all about 2005. I collected typewriters and Hit Clips, holding on to the beloved belongings of my past with slight hoarding tendencies. I read somewhere that Millenials … Continue reading Why I’ll Likely Never Go To A Class Reunion
"She wanted to heal herself. So she became a healer." It doesn't take much to grasp that I'm a person with issues. I wear my mental illness and trauma on my sleeve as a mental health blogger. I live my life exposed! I'm not hiding much in my writing. I'm a woman living with severe mental illness … Continue reading Why I Became A Reiki Master
I'll be the first to say it; I'm not happy with my health. I've been overweight for the majority of my adult life. I don't have healthy habits. Although my mental health is in a better place than it was, say, a year ago, there is still a lot of room for improvements. I'm just … Continue reading 5 Ways I’m Trying To Get Healthier