In hard times, it’s easy to feel like everything is out of your control. Like you’re being tossed amongst the tides of life without so much as a life raft to keep you afloat. And that can make you feel scared and indecisive – even when it comes to the few things you can control.
So how do you get around this feeling of powerlessness? How do you take life by the horns as much as possible to steer your life journey to where you’d like to be?Read More
You wouldn’t peg many modern songs as promoting good mental health, or sending messages specifically about the mental health field. But as I learn more about the field and the infinite ways positive and negative thinking patterns intersect with real life, I’ve started to find just these messages in all sorts of music. So, with […]Read More
One of the things that make painful situations hard to bear is that, in the moment, we don’t know when they’re ever going to end. It’s the uncertainty beyond the pain that really makes us panic. I know that in times of pain – like getting stitches or staples removed, or in the middle of […]Read More
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When I was young, I used to spend tons of time alone in my room. A combination of listening to and writing music, painting, writing short stories, and playing with my cats would keep me occupied for hours without feeling lonely. My bedroom was my own, isolated heaven, and at the time there was nowhere […]Read More
I have Major Depressive Disorder, and man, free time is so hard for me to handle. When I’m at my internship with a list of set tasks to work on and a busy schedule of clients, paperwork, and meetings, I really thrive. My brain doesn’t have time to wander, I don’t have time to be […]Read More