Beyond the physical injuries and scars, lingers a sense of lack of self-worth

For many different reasons I think it is time for me to write this post. Having come out and been very open about my mental health problems and my road back to a healthy, normal life, free from depression and unhappiness, it is time that I also come out and talk about what (most likely) … Continue reading Beyond the physical injuries and scars, lingers a sense of lack of self-worth

Time to be Thankful…

Thanksgiving is not something we celebrate where I come from, obviously, but it is my favourite US holiday by far. It is a time to come together with friends and family, over a nice meal, and just enjoy the time together. Most years I haven't been celebrating but this year I am - in exactly … Continue reading Time to be Thankful…

Being sad doesn’t have to make you unhappy. Or cause you suffering…

I am sad right now. As you may have gathered from a few of my posts, the last couple of weeks have come with some changes that I didn't really expect. Not necessarily bad ones, in the long run, but nevertheless the circumstances have made it a bit harder than it needed to be. So … Continue reading Being sad doesn’t have to make you unhappy. Or cause you suffering…

I wrote your name on a stone and threw it in the river…

And it hurt. A lot. But I had no choice. I had to do it because I cannot keep entertaining you on your premise. "Letting go" is a good thing to do and theoretically a very simple way to a happier life. It is necessary for us to be able to move on, flourish and thrive. … Continue reading I wrote your name on a stone and threw it in the river…

A letter to my Dad

For many years, before I decided to deal with all of my "issues", I have struggled with what causes me to feel like this. To be like this. Why can't I be happy [like everyone else]? Why do I have to keep battling anxiety attacks and depression? Why can't I just be "normal"? I have … Continue reading A letter to my Dad

How to deal with the unexpected and disappointment.

Some people say "when life brings you lemons, you make lemonade" and I have heard a couple say "when life brings you lemons you bring out the tequila". But I won't do that. I am past dealing with shitty things in life by trying to numb the pain with alcohol, or any other substance for … Continue reading How to deal with the unexpected and disappointment.