Everyone isn't going to get 100%. Sometimes you have to balance it out to not over do it. This is especially for any caregivers out there.
Anonymous post. Thanks for sharing!
"This is something I use to help explain my struggle to others. I KNOW my boyfriend loves me and he had done so many amazing things to show it, but sometimes I FEEL like he's going to get sick of me and leave me for a mentally healthy person. I KNOW the severe affects my … Continue reading Thinking vs Feeling
"How it's just simply not an instantaneous thing. When I got out of the hospital (I was admitted for trying to hurt myself) I thought if I just got to go on with my life I'd feel better. It was my only goal while I was in there. I wanted to leave. And the truth … Continue reading Trust the process
Sometimes we get caught up the destination and lose sight of the journey that's needed to get there. This is why I'm careful with the past tense. I don't use the word healed because my healing involves management more so than a cure. Time is relative and healing is a process.
"When I first told my friend group about my social anxiety they were all really supportive and understanding except for one friend who thought I was overreacting. Obviously that's the worst thing a person with a mental disorder wants to hear. But, later on I started to tell myself that my emotions and feelings are … Continue reading Emotions are valid
"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