We gather around our pain, and the struggles that we share, at a table of vulnerability, wounds aching, hearts bare. . I'm sorry for those who got here late, and for those who've tried before, but despite it all, we cling to hope, longing for something more. . I thought I'd feel competitive, and that [...]
Here's a strategy I've been trying to practice regularly in my recovery journey - "radical acceptance". Plot twist: It's really not as radical as it sounds. It might be hard to incorporate this into your daily routine, especially if you're a "worrier" like me, but the concept itself is fairly straightforward, and the more you [...]
So glad to be a part of the continuing conversation to decrease stigma, promote reflection and positive identity. Today I'd like to recognize: Georgie for acknowledging all kinds of success! "Getting out of bed when your alarm goes off, having a shower, eating a good breakfast, going to the gym, getting in your car, driving [...]
This was a strange week for me. My mood and anxiety were kind of all over the place, which I think, from what I've pieced together, largely owes to a combination of poor sleep and school stress. After jumping back and forth between panic, dissociation, and fighting unfriendly urges, I reviewed my week with my [...]
Re-sharing some thought inspired by this prompt - via Balance - wtf is it
Note to self: It feels like a lot of work because it is. It feels exhausting because it is. Don’t minimize what you’re doing for yourself. It’s almost like raising yourself from scratch. It’s like starting over. It’s major construction, excavation and strengthening. It is a ton of work. It’s taking your young self’s hand and [...]
Stories give me an area between the happy and sad, Andrea Mathieson writes, where I just exist, on the pages and in actuality, outside of my own head.
from “”mental health” OR “mental disorder” OR “psychiatry” OR “mental illness” OR “psychiatrist” OR “psychotherapist” OR “depression” OR “bipolar” -“the depression”” – Google News https://tgam.ca/2sO1fY0