Do you ever get home after a long day sitting on your butt at work and realize that you don’t feel that great?
I used to work as a waitress, so when I joined the 9 to 5 grind and found myself behind a keyboard 8 hours a day I realized two things. One, my waist line was slowly expanding and two, my mental health (mood) was slowly declining. I was becoming miserable.
I’m sure many people can relate. An object at rest stays at rest, right? (That Newton was so damn smart.) So how do you combat this?
Continue reading “Exercise And Mental Health: Why 10,000 Steps a Day Makes Me Smile”
One day not long ago I was feeling pretty down. It was the type of day where I just wanted to stay in bed and watch Netflix… so I did. I grabbed a bag of chips and settled in to bed. I can almost picture what I looked like.. wrinkled PJs, disheveled hair, the look of desperation. It was not a proud moment.
I scanned Netflix for something interesting to watch and I ended up settling on a documentary called “Food Matters“. It blew me away! I couldn’t believe I hadn’t heard about this before!? Why hasn’t my doctor told me about this? Continue reading “Niacin For Depression… Say WHAT?”
“Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny…”
~ C.S. Lewis
You’re at work staring at a computer screen willing yourself to care about your job. Trying your best to make small talk with coworkers. Generally feeling like a total fake and exhausted from the effort it takes pretending to be ok. Have you ever felt that way?
If so, read on…
Continue reading “How To Feel Better When You Are Depressed”
Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) impacts the way you think and feel about yourself, your world, and the people in it. You have a skewed self-image and do not see the world the way others do. Your life is lived in extremes… Continue reading “Are You BPD? Check out these 9 symptoms and take the quiz”
It took me a while to think of an appropriate title. I wanted it to say so much more.. to add something like ‘obsessing is making me unhappy’ or ‘my obsessive thoughts are self-destructive’ but the title would have been too wordy. (Aesthetics, right?) Ultimately, I want people to know that obsessing is common and that it can be managed. Maybe it will never stop or go away, but I’ve shared a few of my tips you can use that may help when you feel like you’re about to go off the deep end.
But first! What is it like to be BPD and deal with obsessive thoughts…? Great question, let me elaborate: Continue reading “Tips On How To Stop Obsessing”
I’m having one of those days. I don’t know what triggered it but I got up this morning feeling off. My alarm went off (my 1 year old) and as soon as my feet touched the floor, I knew it was going to be one of those days. I cringed because every part of me wanted to slowly lay back down and pretend I didn’t exist… just for today. Continue reading “Dark Cloud Days”