Therapy Helped to Save My Life

I used to think mental illness and mental health was someone else's problem. I used to think that therapy was useless and I surrounded myself with people who thought the same negative things about therapy as I did. It wasn't until I was in the midst of being broken that I found myself having a … Continue reading Therapy Helped to Save My Life

Risks Are Worth Taking

Do you remember what it was like to be a child? To feel fearless and invincible and feel like no dream was out of reach? I remember as a child, I was determined to be a singer, a firefighter, a hair dresser, and a doctor, all at the same time. And although in retrospect, those … Continue reading Risks Are Worth Taking

The Power of Listening

Listening, something so easy to do but yet something that we often have difficulty doing. We are distracted by our phones, by our own problems, or by other people in the room, that we often are not truly listening, not giving our friends and loved ones our full attention when they come to us with … Continue reading The Power of Listening

Writing Heals Me

Sometimes I let myself go. Not physically but mentally. Sometimes I get too comfortable with where I am at and forget to challenge myself mentally. Those times when I let myself go, I feel myself becoming the girl I have fought to not go back to. Those days when I can't stop crying, I have … Continue reading Writing Heals Me

Walking Away Can Be Liberating

Walking away from you the first time was hard, I didn't realize walking away from you the second time would be so liberating. The thought of seeing you again after a time of growth for me was nerve racking. I had made so much progress without you in a short 3 months, I had finally … Continue reading Walking Away Can Be Liberating