Mental Health

I Am More Than Sad

I know there are a lot of similar blog posts floating around the world wide web, and by no means am I trying to “copy” anyone, I just wanted to add my two cents to the topic.

First, and probably the most important, depression is not the same as sadness. This is a common misconception that I have personal experience with. Sometimes sadness can feel so debilitating that you may think you are depressed; very understandable. With that said, sadness is a completely normal human emotion, that we all experience within our lives. It usually occurs when you have experienced a disappointing event, a hurtful situation, or when grieving over a loss.  However, once you overcome the event, or situation that brought on this emotion, the sadness dissipates.

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Just Because

The Great Name Debate

To Just Be…Or Not to Just Be…

That is the question.

I have found myself contemplating a name change. Yeah, I know I have only had this name for a couple months, and yeah, I know, I have had about eight blogs in my lifetime, all with different names. I don’t know how I keep up with myself.

I am a classic overthinker. Of course, my depression and anxiety take it to a whole other level. In the case of this “name debate”, I am overanalyzing what it is to just be, and if I am even doing it. And if I am not doing it, then why is it my name?! I’m a fraud!! See, it escalates quite quickly.

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Just Because, Mental Health

Birthday Fundraiser for NAMI

NAMI-service-Logo

“1 in 5 Americans live with a mental condition.
Your support ensures no one is alone in this fight.”
-NAMI

 

This year, for my birthday, I wanted to switch things up a bit. Instead of getting more “stuff”, that I don’t necessarily need, why not put the money to better use and support a good cause.

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