how do you tear down idealogical constructs that have been decades in the making? One brick at a time.
To anyone who is reading this who feels like they’re losing the battle against their diagnosis and their demons: you’re not alone. You’ve made it this far. You’ve fought for yourself every step of the way, even on the hardest days, and you’re here.
I love the holidays. I love the crisp, cool air of autumn that welcomes Halloween. I love the sense of community and belonging that Thanksgiving brings even when I’m 2,000 miles away from family. I love the magic of Christmas with its sparkling decor and festive music. Yeah, I’m one …
We must dare to be vulnerable with the dark parts of ourselves in order to receive wholeness and health.
The average person has 60,000 thoughts per day, according to the first link that popped up in a Google search for, “How many thoughts does the average person have in a day?” Since I have no idea the validity behind that statement, I’m going to do what normal people do …
Contrary to popular belief, depression isn’t just listening to sad music and crying into a tub of ice cream; it’s also characterized by long stretches of gnawing emptiness that result in profound apathy. Who knew.
It’s uncomfortable to ask, but when we do, after we do, even if it’s not until further down the road, we are met with peace. That we’re not the only one carrying the load, if nothing else.