But I need to ask myself: who do I want to be? Do I want to give up drinking forever, or simply get it under control, practice it in a celebratory fashion only, not as a daily balm? Who am I without alcohol?Read More
Sometimes with friends, sometimes on my own, self-care nights are underrated saviors.Read More
Well, a good goal to have is attempting to recognize and challenge these types of negative thought patterns when they appear. This can be really hard, especially when you’re in the middle of spinning out, but once you get a little practice it tends to get easier. I tend to step out of the situation when I can feel my mood take a drastic dip.Read More
Self-care can be a long, bubble bath after an increasingly difficult work day, and it can be a new haircut. It can be the decision to shave (or not shave), to masturbate (or not), or to hide under the covers (or go out with friends). Self-care is NOT policing other’s decisions and perspectives, and it is certainly not compartmentalizing what is worthy or not worthy of the definition “care.”
If you have taken anything from this piece, I truly hope that it is to learn how to appreciate yourself and how far you have come, and that the future is yours to create.Read More
According to statistics provided by Forever Conscious.com, it is estimated that around 15-20 percent of the population is highly sensitive, while another 2-3 percent of the population are empaths.Read More
My question remains: Do shows that focus on mental health have an obligation to educate their viewers, or do they strictly exist to make a profit about the very real experiences of so many people?