Tag: mental health

The Overwhelm

The Overwhelm

Today is Day 31 of self-isolation in my home, due to Covid-19. How are we coping? My answer to my..

I Don’t Actually Forgive You

I Don’t Actually Forgive You

Here’s the thing, my friends: forgiveness is overrated. We are told constantly that in order to move beyond hurt, we..

#ShowMeYourBrave: When Everyday Life is Terrifying

#ShowMeYourBrave: When Everyday Life is Terrifying

It is amazing how skilled we are at protecting ourselves, and never letting anyone see inside when we’re scared or..

#ShowMeYourBrave: From Trauma to Healing

#ShowMeYourBrave: From Trauma to Healing

This hauntingly beautiful post is from my brave friend Natalie Romero of TalesFromMummyLand. Her words are written with such visceral..

Ugh, why do you overshare so much?

Ugh, why do you overshare so much?

Shh, don’t tell people that! What’ll they think? Keep more secrets, be mysterious, stop telling the world your problems. Why do..

#ShowMeYourBrave: Courage Through PTSD’s Devastating Effects

#ShowMeYourBrave: Courage Through PTSD’s Devastating Effects

  This post must come with a trigger warning: there is graphic talk of suicide and discussion of PTSD. Please..

Anxiety’s Unfair Advantage

Anxiety’s Unfair Advantage

  It’s hot, but I shiver. My hands are clammy and cold, vibrating like I’ve had too much caffeine. (I..

#BellLetsTalk Day Matters

#BellLetsTalk Day Matters

The conversation around mental health has changed so much since I was a kid. As in, we talk about it,..

It’s ok to not be ok

Listen to me: you’re not alone. All those things you’re feeling? They’re not weird, they’re not strange, they’re not your..

Crazy Things on the Internet This Week

You know when people say the internet is crazy that that just cannot be, right? People are crazy. People are..