The fear and stigma of prescriptions for mental illness

Doctor visits and prescription medications

Mental illness has always come with stigma and judgement. Not just from outside sources. The internal is the most difficult to overcome. I’m stronger than this! Me, trying to overcome depression without help Personally, I’ve battled with this for years. It became so much worse after the abuse. Survivors are strong! Unfortunately, we also try […]

Survivor not victim

You are NOT a victim, you are a SURVIVOR!

Every time the media uses the term “victim,” I cringe. The term implies a current state of helplessness. You and I SURVIVED and got out! We are NOT helpless! Trigger Warning! I will post calming pictures throughout this post. If you feel your anxiety building, focus on the picture as you breath in 3..2..1..hold 3..2..1 […]

Living in the Moment Monday Moments

Live in the Moment

This photo was taken by me while I was sitting in traffic. We had been at a dead stop for 20 minutes! I found myself getting more tense with each tick of the clock. I had places to go and things to do! Why weren’t we at least moving a little?!? The sun was glaring […]