Stress is bad for you, we all know this. Most of us as humans know some form of stress. We know that some of us let stress build up till we explode but do we really understand what it does to our bodies? Stress and anxiety often go hand in hand. The build-up of stress … Continue reading Stress – The Silent Killer
PSA. Please do not take this too seriously. It is meant to be a (for me) talk about some things that have really helped me over the years, no matter how bad they are. Mental health is a broad topic. There are so many different ways to handle one person who has numerous mental health … Continue reading Mental Health tips and tricks that no professional will tell you …
TW (Trigger Warning): Mentions of suicide World Teen Mental Wellness Day is observed across the globe on March 2 every year. It is a day that aims to raise awareness about the mental health issues that teenagers deal with. This Day is about making efforts to educate everyone and destigmatize something that is becoming increasingly … Continue reading World Teen Mental Wellness Day
By definition, a hobby is “an activity done regularly in one's leisure time for pleasure.” I can honestly say I do not have a lot of regular hobbies. In fact, maybe you could call blogging a hobby if one were not desperately trying to make money from said blog. Blogging would be for sure my … Continue reading Hobbies – How To Go From Stressed To Blessed
I never thought I would have to write a winter survival guide. Most of you may know by now I was raised in Texas and Louisiana where winter didn’t last for months, it lasted days or sometimes weeks. I did not know cold till I moved to the North. I remember one of the coldest … Continue reading Surviving The Winter
Have you ever been to group therapy? Well at the beginning of a session they make you, or rather I should say ask you, to sign or agree to a confidentiality policy where you do not discuss what goes on in the group. OH BOY… It is tragic that I can not talk about what … Continue reading Therapy 101
I remember sitting in my therapist’ office during one of our first visits together and we were diving deep into my past. When we were done, she sat back and said words that I'll never forget. “Wow Evie, looking at you today you would never know that you went through all that”. She went on … Continue reading Seeing Others As They Are
Fall is here and while it can be beautiful it soon turns dreary. Already we are into that time of year where it is dark before five, and I find myself really having to work on not staying in bed and avoiding the world. It is like I get this feeling of “why bother getting … Continue reading Fall, Winter, and S.A.D.
I have lived here 3 years and my very friendly next-door lady has been very kind to me. For some reason I have not been my normal self and went for the immediate connection (I'll explain more on this later). We're in year 3 of friendship now, and I am just now beginning to warm … Continue reading Is 40 the new 30? What is a number and why do we put so much into what age we are?
Diary 101 Entry 3 Where have I been? That is something I have been asking my self lately. My dream for quite some time has to be able to have my own blog/website. Here I am with the opportunity I have dreamed of and I have been neglecting it. I, in a lot of ways … Continue reading Diary 101 Entry 3 My Therapy Catch Up