Like so many, I enjoy curling up on the couch with a good book in hand (fiction or nonfiction). I settle into a relaxing and comfortable position knowing I have an hour or two to immerse myself into something magical (I hope). Long ago are the days of a frantic and dizzying pace of reading … Continue reading A Top 10 Book (BPD)
In this second part, you'll learn about some of the reasons why you need to stop negative thinking and also how to rid yourself of some of those negative thoughts. Negative thoughts are an everyday occurrence. Often times you'll engage in these types of conversations with yourself without conscious choosing. Why should you rid yourself of negative thinking? If … Continue reading Rid Yourself of Negative Thinking (part 2)
The struggle is real! We have all been depressed at some time or another. Things happen of which we have no control over. We react and we respond. Some of these uncontrollable and unexpected events lead us to feelings of depression. This is known as situational depression. However, if like myself, you have been diagnosed with … Continue reading 10 Ways to Get UN-depressed
Feeling extremely tired, because I'm exhausted from feeling so tired. Feeling extremely exhausted, because I'm emotional from feeling so exhausted. Feeling extremely emotional, because I'm sad from feeling so emotional. Feeling extremely sad, because I'm in so much pain from feeling so sad. Feeling extremely painful, because I'm doubtful from feeling so much pain. Feeling … Continue reading The Whirlwind of Depression
To be quite honest, one of the many issues I have struggled with my entire life is how I dress. Actually, it's not an issue about how I dress myself; it's an issue with how others perceive me based on my choice of dress. And let me be clear here that when I say how … Continue reading Are You a Boy?
I walked along the river, I walked and walked and walked until I was out of breath and the sweat was dripping into my eyes. It stung my eyes and yet felt so good. I listened to my MP3 player, song after song and I think I met the Devil himself in those woods. I … Continue reading Depression? Health Care Reform? Mental Health Stigma?
Friends who have spent a lot of time with me eventually ask me, "Why aren't you afraid of anything." You see, my friends get frustrated because just the slightest hint and I know I can do something maliciously fun to scare the crap out of them. It's all in good fun, of course! I have … Continue reading The hardest thing I’ve ever done…
There's nothing like a walk along the beach, with the soft sand beneath your feet and the roaring sounds of the surf. As I walk along in the salty foam of the water, I watch the excited seagulls diving amongst the seaweed. Even though the days get hotter and I get more tired. I am still fascinated by … Continue reading The Days at the Beach