The New Year Blues

The first few days of 2020 have been tough on me. I was down and out. Other people are thinking ahead but I'm always thinking of the past. I'm not anywhere where I would like to be in life. At first, I thought I was slipping back into a bipolar depression episode and was terrified.… Continue reading The New Year Blues

On the Outside I Look Lazy

On the outside, I look lazy. I lie in my bed, too fatigued to move and too tired to concentrate. On the outside, I look lazy. I'm curled up in my blanket like it's my cocoon. I've fallen down the YouTube rabbit hole because it's the only thing that boosts my dopamine and serotonin. I've… Continue reading On the Outside I Look Lazy

Working On Us Week #6

It's week 6 for Beckie at Beckie's Mental Mess mental health prompts! Go check out her blog if you haven't and join in to help further advocate the seriousness of mental health and mental illness. Prompt #1 There are so many varieties of depression out there, such as Bipolar Depression and (SAD) Seasonal Affective Disorder.… Continue reading Working On Us Week #6

Opinions?

My lovely loyal readers, I would love you opinions on a few things. First, I'm considering moving any articles I've written about mental health on my writer blog over to this blog. And then turning that blog into a blog about freelance writing. This blog would have both informational articles & my experiences. What do… Continue reading Opinions?

Seeking Approval

Growing up we believed those we thought knew the secrets of the universe-- our parents, our grandparents, our brothers and sisters-- were made of perfection. Perfection has the smell of fresh linen and the taste of strawberries with memories we cherished. We held their opinions, beliefs, and advice in our hands like precious rubies. We… Continue reading Seeking Approval

Incessant Ramblings and My Thoughts on Conformity

There’s always been this fear of failure that’s hung over me most of my life. Or has it been a fear of success? The only thing I’m sure of is that something is holding me back. It paralyzes me. A bowling ball is dropped on my chest and the room starts to shrink. It makes… Continue reading Incessant Ramblings and My Thoughts on Conformity