Acknowledgement and Accountability 

​There aren't "negative" emotions, just destructive behaviors as a result. Growth came with being taught how to acknowledge my emotions and hold myself accountable for the actions. Positive thinking made me stagnate for years because I didn't acknowledge the feeling/thought before trying to change it. "Staying positive" helped in the moment, but I needed to … Continue reading Acknowledgement and Accountability 

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Daily fight

I make internal decisions daily that could either cause a relapse or another step in recovery. Between being aware of meals because of an eating disorder or forcing myself to sleep to avoid hypomania; these and others are conscious decisions I have to make every day. Some people may not have to fight intrusive thoughts, … Continue reading Daily fight