Friendship Friday: Anxiety and disorientation

How many of you have felt like this... feelings of anxiety and uncertainty get so overwhelming that you start to feel a sense of disorientation and confusion.

Moody Mondays: Flashbacks and brain patterns

The other night I had a dream.... well, maybe it was more of a nightmare. Somehow I had transported myself back to a time several years ago. It was one of those old circumstances... some kind of social or work situation... and I briefly felt like I used to feel... surrounded by all these mean, … Continue reading Moody Mondays: Flashbacks and brain patterns

Moody Mondays: Normal vs. abnormal

We're all a little crazy. We all have faults and quirks. We all make mistakes and whatnot. So, what's the difference between someone who is "normal" and someone who is "abnormal?" Furthermore, what separates someone who has a mental health disorder from someone who does not? After all, normal people and us mental people do … Continue reading Moody Mondays: Normal vs. abnormal

Then we’ll shoot across the sky…

Oh angel sent from up above... (And then I remember, it’s not all about me!) I was stuck inside my head for a spell. I’m a human after all... bound to make mistakes and be forgetful and whatnot. Getting stuck inside one’s head means that things need to get reigned in. I have to remind … Continue reading Then we’ll shoot across the sky…

Reblog: How to Spend Christmas Alone – Toma Ruh

Here are some tips from a fellow blogger plus some links and memes for all those out there who are alone or just having a really hard time getting into the Christmas spirit. I did something similar to this for Thanksgiving... Feeling crummy on Thanksgiving? Photo by freestocks.org from Pexels This Christmas not all of us are fortunate … Continue reading Reblog: How to Spend Christmas Alone – Toma Ruh

Even tough guys get the blues: Dwayne Johnson on depression

Depression can make you feel disconnected from life. Getting yourself reconnected again takes great strength. Find inspiration in as many places as you can. Have a great day! - JoAnn “Struggle and pain is real..."Dwayne Johnson "I reached a point where I didn’t want to do a thing or go anywhere..."Dwayne Johnson goalcast.com "...we've always … Continue reading Even tough guys get the blues: Dwayne Johnson on depression

Memo at midnight: Cry me a river

Life can break your heart in a million ways... shattered it to bits. Life always finds a way to mend it though... to soothe, to renew hope. Isn’t that remarkable. What world is this?!? (Girl, Interrupted) It’s a topsy-turvy world, that’s what it is... completely crazy poo. Effed-up. A world of ups and downs... of … Continue reading Memo at midnight: Cry me a river

Mindfulness meditation exercise: Visually stimulate your senses

We all learn at a young age about our 5 basic senses: sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch, but how often do we take the time to truly experience each of our senses in all their magnificent glory. This is the first of several posts that will center on the practice of mindfulness meditation. Steps … Continue reading Mindfulness meditation exercise: Visually stimulate your senses

Memo at midnight: Everybody hurts

A giant leap forward for many of us who struggle to maintain good mental health may lie in simply being able to effectively express a full range of emotions, both good and bad, and be ok with it. It's not always easy to express negative or bad feelings though. For reasons that I can understand, … Continue reading Memo at midnight: Everybody hurts