When battling your own mind, it is challenging to love yourself. Yet, you must…even if you don’t feel like you can. Celebrate yourself. Treat yourself as though you are the most beloved individual on earth. Because…you…are. Be kind to yourself. Hiding beneath the mental anguish, the pain, and the struggles…you are extraordinary. Those words may… Read More Friend Yourself
That’s me in the cover photo…just older. I’m a forty-something introvert, mom, and writer and love hard rock and metal. It’s cathartic. Have you ever watched Dead to Me? Christina Applegate’s character meditates via metal. It’s the scene in which I felt understood…that I’m not the only one who can find solace in such music.… Read More 5 Reasons I Love Metal: The Multifaceted Beauty of Metal
Over the years, mine has told me… You can’t. You’re not good enough. You’ll never amount to anything. People just tolerate you. You have no real friends. You’re not lovable. Life is pointless. These are dangerous assertions, especially for someone who struggles with depression. Unfortunately, those struggling with depression have these thoughts more often and tend to… Read More Your Brain is Often a Liar. Be careful as to what you believe.