One of the most difficulties living with a form of mental health is finding a routine, navigate daily activities from work, school, family, etc. There are days I sleep longer than I should especially so when stress levels go up. I want to avoid and isolate some daily tasks. It makes the anxiety worse on… Continue reading Navigating Life All While Living With Mental Illness
I don't have the answers I simply follow my heart and remain to keep the faith alive in me when times get too tough to bare. I know who to go to in those times, though they are just a handful and honestly I like it that way.
My mother didn't like it one bit yet had no control either since I was a preteen learning growing into a teenager. I had severe acne, quite overweight for my shape and size and developing. I developed earlier than most girls which caused self esteem issues. I didn't love myself, I lacked in self confidence. I didn't identify myself as beautiful until much later in life. I learned on my own to accept myself as different. I bloomed and once I did there were a few guys who took interest in me regardless how I looked on the outside making me feel beautiful.
Joy comes from a place within your heart, and once the heart is removed from the body healing seems impossible. The heart is an organ, once it stops beating even for a mere second the body shuts down. It's a surviving mechanism and pulling yourself through survival is a daunting task, quite the challenge
The biggest challenge I faced was to officially come out of hiding. The fear was immensely debilitating to me and it consumed my life. All behind the smile I was extremely lost living in a dark place not knowing myself, my self-esteem was gone. I was angered, confused and brutally attacked emotionally. My mental well… Continue reading Emotionally Ready: The Road To Recovery