Before walking this path I did everything I could to not feel. Whatever it took, I just didn’t want to feel anything, good or bad. I had spent my life trying to hide and stuff down my feelings, to pretend that everything was OK, even when things very much weren’t, and I had done such […]Read More Feelings Can’t Kill You, But Avoiding Them Can
When I was suffering in my disease I didn’t tell anyone what as going on with me. I carried a lot of fear and shame for how I was living my life and thought that if I did tell someone the thoughts that ran through my head, and the things I was doing daily just […]Read More Mental Illness – THAT Label
Good morning SLAYER! Our greatest good is what we can do for others. New blog goes up Tuesday, until then…SLAY on!Read More Slay Say
Before walking this path I certainly thought about the people I loved who were in my life, and I did enjoy doing good things for people, but I also enjoyed getting the credit for doing those good things for people, and, there were also times that I was doing those good things for people for […]Read More Be A Conduit Of Good For Others
Today is the 9 year anniversary of the night I should have died. I’ve written about that night in a blog entitled “A Power Greater Than Myself,” it was a night I should not have survived, and a night, back then, where a part of me wished I hadn’t. I had struggled with depression for […]Read More Hold On For The Good
Good morning SLAYER! The struggle makes you stronger. SLAY on!Read More Slay Say
When I was struggling, and even when I started this journey of healthy living and addressing my mental health, when the road ahead seemed especially daunting, or the road beneath my feet seemed uneven, I would wish that I could just be normal. Now, that makes me laugh, because, what is normal anyway? I still […]Read More Why, Why, Why Can’t I Be Normal?
Before stepping on this path I abandoned myself every day. I did it for years. I stopped caring about myself and let my toxic thoughts run my life. It was like I just left the front door open and was daring someone to come in and take everything that was left because I placed no […]Read More Don’t Abandon Yourself