Worrying is my least favorite activity, but my brain thinks it’s awesome.
I’ve experienced depression throughout my life starting as early as age 15.
Unexplained crying is scary.
When fight or flight becomes a way of life.
Sadness is transient, but it should still be dealt with rather than repressing it.
Why? It gave me the skills I needed to change my life.
Being open about your flaws doesn’t mean you feel badly about yourself. It means that you have a good sense of self.
Loneliness can feel uncomfortable, but it doesn’t have to.
Wanting people to recognize your worth is extremely common.
Expressing your feelings can be challenging—do it anyway.
I didn’t drink, smoke or do drugs because I didn’t need those to have a good time—and still don’t.
Boring relationships either end or transform into healthy dynamics. The key is remembering what you love about the other person rather than what annoys you about them.
Abusive relationships may seem hopeless but there is hope for survivors. There are people out there who help survivors toward a better life.
It is a consistent low-grade level of depression, low mood, and feelings of sadness.
Anger is a normal emotion that we all deal with in varying degrees.
Wounds from verbal abuse are deep emotional ones and invisible.