"This was a struggle for me but I had to be ready to ask and accept help." Anonymous post. Thanks for sharing!
And that is okay. Maybe you were depressed and finally took the time to clean. Maybe you tried the fear food you always avoided. Maybe you fill turned in that job application. Your definition of success can always change. Little achievements matter.
Let's fight together. To heal. To spread awareness. To make a change.
Words that you hear from others. Words that you tell yourself. Words that you express to others. They all matter. Some may hurt. Some may heal. Validation comes from you though. My mental illness has taught me the power of words with what I will accept and what I try to put out.
Anonymous post. Thanks for sharing!
"Anxiety is the fear of what you can't control and the manifestation of what you were never meant to control." I remember being told those words in a therapy session. Fear is a natural reaction and emotion. Yet, the control it has over can be debilitating at times. The constant reassurance was/is exhausting. It's still … Continue reading Knowing my power
"Over ten years I began my battle with anorexia. I've lost and gained, literally and metaphorically. After a decade I'm proud to say I have finally entered treatment. For so long I was terrified of doctors, of being told what is "wrong" with me. I thought I could fix myself, and I got myself pretty … Continue reading Autonomy
"Being so misunderstood all the time allowed me to open my try to understand others on a much deeper level. It opened my eyes!" Anonymous post. Thanks for sharing!
“There are a lot of things that come with having severe panic disorders, insomnia, depression, and anxiety. People either want you to fake it till you make it, or they will be there for as long as they can handle it. Not everyone has the mental strength to handle what we go through every day. … Continue reading Ebbs and Flows