Browsing Category: Mental Health

The Meanings we attach.

I’ve been doing an extensive amount of psychology work recently researching the varying perspectives on debates from aggression to gender. It sparked a thought when I realized me and a new friend of mine, Katelyn, both place mental health and illness meanings to mountains. It made me consider the vast amount of people that exist […]

Lonely in a crowded room.

But, in fact, depression is not a side effect of cancer. Depression is a side effect of dying. – The Fault in our Stars I thought of this quote as I began this blog post, reminded of the scene just before I began typing. It felt rather poignant to the term lonely too. Loneliness is […]

A possum playing dead.

I am currently a possum playing dead. Every morsel of my mind and body wanted to run away. Each part of me crumbling into a thousand pieces faced by how truly broken I feel. The pain overwhelming and the hope dwindling into the glimpses of sunlight on a rainy day. Yet I stayed, as messy, […]

My Future: Holding on to Hope.

Looking to the future, with hope… Foolish, naive, idiotic. Optimistic, hopeful, determined. I don’t know which collective of adjectives is best suited to describe my dreams as an anxiety-fueled 19-year-old with nearly four years of fight under her belt. 4 therapists down the line. and multiple combinations and doses of medication trialed and tested. I regularly […]

Finding Success in Failure

Hello my angels, let’s talk failure, Welcome back to #TTFElla, if you read one of my more recent posts you will know that I am currently battling my second relapse, fighting chronic anxiety really hard. Again. You can check out this post by clicking here. One of the important things for me when my anxiety […]