Don’t worry about what I’m doing. Worry about why you’re worried about what I’m doing. Recently I had the privilege to travel to Los Angeles and New York in the same month. After those travel experiences I got to thinking about what I wanted to take away from them. Being in two of the biggest … Continue reading Fuck the shoulds, do the wants.
"Much suffering, much unhappiness arises when you take each thought that comes in your head for the truth". --Eckhart Tolle Ah self-confidence. What a great, easy part of life. HAHAHA. If you're a human you've struggled with hits to your self-esteem. Whether you've experienced low self-worth consistently for years or if your self-love changes day … Continue reading “Treat yo self” with kindness
I think people who ridicule positivity, think positivity is easy. — @jonnysun via Twitter Think positive! Just be happy! Just stop being anxious! *eye roll* You know that common saying "just think positive" in response to someone sharing their hardship? Well, I hate that saying. It makes it sound simple, and from my experience, … Continue reading “Just think positive!” And other annoying phrases.
Even trained mental health professionals sometimes eat a pint of ice cream, watch too much Netflix, and disregard everything they've learned. I've spent the last few weeks in a depressive funk and now that I am digging myself out of this hole, I wanted to take time for some self-reflection. For me, a depressive … Continue reading Now it’s time to get funky
Anxiety lives in the future, depression lives in the past. We're all standing in the middle being torn apart, fighting to stay present. Living in the moment is an effective way to promote happiness, however it's one of the most difficult things to accomplish. Even when we have mastered it, it's impossible to maintain every … Continue reading Hello darkness my old friend
"Tough emotions are part of our contract with life" -Susan David While I could probably spend a majority of my time discussing my thoughts and feelings regarding Harry Potter, this post is (unfortunately) not about V*ldemort. Just as people don't dare to talk about the Dark Lord, we also have a tendency of not talking … Continue reading He who must not be named
There is a plethora of information out in the world about how to feel better, think more positively, live life to the fullest, and generally be "happier". That information often times makes those tasks sound simple and easy. However if you're like me and have actually tried to do any of them, you probably had … Continue reading Trying Happy