Depression Days, Altered Plans, & Growth Reflections

It’s one of those days…one of those days where I’m feeling more depressed than I am anxious. Actually, that’s how the past 4 days have been. When I have days like this, it’s often because the anxiety has been building up for so long and my mind & body finally just goes into shut downContinue reading “Depression Days, Altered Plans, & Growth Reflections”

A Valentine to You: Self-Love Tips on the Day of Love (That Can Be Used All Days)

Ah…Valentine’s Day…the day of love. It’s a day that has become so commercialized and often focuses on ~romantic~ love. Romance is beautiful, but do you know what else is beautiful? Loving yourself. Society has often led us to believe we are supposed look a certain way and feel a certain way. We’ve almost been conditionedContinue reading “A Valentine to You: Self-Love Tips on the Day of Love (That Can Be Used All Days)”

The Transference Talk

Well…I did it. I spilled my guts to my therapist about my attachment to her, and so many emotions came with it. I was so nervous to tell her. I started to at my appointment last week but couldn’t work up the courage to do so. It felt too shameful and I wasn’t sure howContinue reading “The Transference Talk”

Painful, Professional Boundaries & the Therapeutic Relationship

Sometimes, it is so intense – the longing to see her in-between sessions. I know I can’t. I know it would be unethical, unprofessional, unhealthy, among other things…but it doesn’t change the way I feel. The relationship with my therapist is one of the few where I feel truly comfortable with being myself. It’s oneContinue reading “Painful, Professional Boundaries & the Therapeutic Relationship”

Community Crew//Apparel for Mental Health Awareness

One of the things I’ve really been wanting for this brand is for it to create COMMUNITY. I want for people to see they are NOT alone in their struggles. What better way to do that than with comfy, colorful shirts?! I’ve decided to setup a little store to sell t-shirts and sweatshirts. AllContinue reading “Community Crew//Apparel for Mental Health Awareness”

Another Honest Update

I’ve really been struggling these past few days, more than I have in awhile. I’ve had multiple panic attacks this week and my depression has been severe. I’ve been extremely unproductive this week due to everything feeling so hard. I just don’t have the energy to do anything but at the same time feel tooContinue reading “Another Honest Update”

A hangover…but make it the day after a panic attack

Hungover. That’s kind of the best way to describe how I’m feeling right now??? I guess??? I don’t know… What I do know is I. Feel. Like. Shit. I feel like SHIT. I’ve been out of it all day today, following my panic attack yesterday. I’ve felt drained of all energy and haven’t accomplished aContinue reading “A hangover…but make it the day after a panic attack”


That’s the only way to describe how I feel right now. Shame. I had a panic attack during my therapy session today. I have been quite overwhelmed lately due to multiple stressors in my life currently and it’s just been…a lot… We were talking and suddenly, I could feel IT. I could feel the panicContinue reading “Shame…”

Thoughts During S*****e Awareness Month

TRIGGER WARNING: This blog post does address the topics of suicide awareness and struggling with suicidal thoughts. If either of these things are triggering for you, then please close out of this post. None of my posts are ever meant to cause harm. I only want to raise awareness and create community so people canContinue reading “Thoughts During S*****e Awareness Month”

The Rollercoaster That Is Mental Health

Living with a mental health diagnosis is like riding on a rollercoaster – there’s lots of ups & downs, twists & turns, getting thrown for a loop, and suddenly going backwards when you thought you were moving forward. This all has felt EXTREMELY accurate for my life in the past year or so. I haveContinue reading “The Rollercoaster That Is Mental Health”