Recovery is Hard

Recovering from depression is hard. You want to get better, but you also want to lay in bed all day and feel sorry for yourself. You want to go out, and sometimes you do, but you know there will be no joy in whatever you do, so most times you lay on the couch and [...]

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New blog – check it out!

Hi y'all, just dropping in to let you know I'm blogging my efforts at cooking through one of Gordon Ramsay's cook books. Check out my first post here. Thank you <3.  New post on this blog coming soon!

Grounding Box

Do you suffer from depression or anxiety or any other mental health disorder? Do you find when you are having an attack you don't know what or how to ground yourself, calm yourself down? Maybe it's time to try a grounding box! But first off, what is grounding?  This is the act of utilizing the [...]

Morning Pages – My Experience

When I fist heard about morning pages I was intrigued, yet confused. "What ARE you supposed to write about!?" I thought. So, because I'm some what of a perfectionist - especially when it comes to keeping notebooks consistent - I kept googling "how to write morning pages" "what to write in morning pages" "what types [...]

Happy New Year 2018!

Whether you had a great 2017 or a hard 2017 the time has come to embrace a new beginning in the form of 2018. I, for one, struggled a lot with my mental health this year, dealing with quite a bit of loss in multiple forms and also some pretty big changes.  My stress levels [...]

Recognizing when you need help

Recently I made the conscious decision to get help. You see I've been struggling with depression and anxiety for as long as I can remember.  Only first going to therapy when I was in my second year of college.  Eventually after I had gotten about as much as I could have out of therapy I [...]

Mauritius 2017 – a must visit

After a long 2 flights, totaling 18 hours - a nightmare for anyone with tailbone inflammation problems - we arrived in Mauritius around 7:00 AM in the morning. The first thing you see once you get off of the plane and into the airport is the mountains.  I turned to my boyfriend in awe, he [...]