Category Archives: Life

Opening Up: Is the risk worth it?

I’ve been at this mental illness thing for a fair bit now and Im starting to wonder if maybe things were better when I kept my struggles between me, my therapist, and internet strangers. I had a therapist about two … Continue reading

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Working While Mentally Ill

Working can be a complicated dance for someone with a mental illness.  The corporate world wasn’t designed for people like us and many of us struggle to perform in ways that most people take for granted. When I was diagnosed … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye

There are some people who come into your life and make such a mark on you that you cant imagine life without them. My mom likes to say people come into your life for one of three things: a reason, … Continue reading

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I’m Letting Go

I tried, I really have, and I’m giving up. For eight years I have contacted you, tried to cultivate a relationship with you, and genuinely cared about what was going on in your lives but I don’t think I can … Continue reading

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My Journey From Christianity To Reality

My journey to atheism was very long and drawn out. When I finally realized atheism was an option it was one of those moments where you go, “why didn’t I think of this sooner?” I’ve decided to share my journey … Continue reading

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What My Toys Taught Me About Life

I was in 4th grade, when my toys started to lose their appeal. One day I came home from school and for whatever reason I decided to play with my toys only to discover they were gone. I searched the … Continue reading

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Self Compassion

Many people consider themselves compassionate individuals. Some practice compassion by helping strangers or being there for a friend or family member in need, but many forget to be compassionate towards themselves. I have been a follower of Brene Brown every … Continue reading

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