Depression, Mental Health, self

If There is a God, Please Help Her

The girl who's always smiling can't find it in her to fake it anymore... She's exhausted. Please, help her. She fights every damn day with her demons and right now, they're winning. The worst part is, there's no telling what thoughts are racing through her head. She's screaming and crying out for help but no… Continue reading If There is a God, Please Help Her

Love and Relationships, self, self improvement

You No Longer Hold Me Prisoner

It had been several years since I saw your face. I think I tricked myself into believing you would be gone for good. But it’s almost like you’re lurking in the bushes waiting for the moment I show an ounce of vulnerability to strike. Will I ever be able to let my guard down without… Continue reading You No Longer Hold Me Prisoner

self, self improvement

The Ultimate Self-Care List for Everyone

Self-care is something that many of us don’t do enough of. I’ll admit that I have been slacking in the self-care department recently. I am going to work on that and now that this mega-list of ideas and activities is out there, I am hoping you can also work on your self-care. Not every activity… Continue reading The Ultimate Self-Care List for Everyone

Love and Relationships, self

Don’t Be Afraid To Date Someone Who’s Been Screwed Over

Why are some people so afraid of dating the girl who got screwed over? I've heard some people say "she's probably too emotional and unstable right now" and "she's probably crazy". Well, she's not. She's not broken and if she is, she isn't asking you to fix her or put her back together. She is… Continue reading Don’t Be Afraid To Date Someone Who’s Been Screwed Over

Chronic Illness, self

“You Don’t Look Sick,” and You Don’t Look Ignorant

I used to be the girl who never wore make up and could walk into a room full of people with no problem. I had next to perfect skin and a smile to match. Unfortunately, life happens and things change as quickly as my health did. Now I’m the girl who takes hours to get… Continue reading “You Don’t Look Sick,” and You Don’t Look Ignorant

Love and Relationships, self

Don’t Let Anyone Dull Your Sparkle

She spent a long time rebuilding herself because an emotionally abusive person knocked her down and made her feel less than. She’s got a heart of gold but she still has insecurities and bad days where she feels awful about herself. Her heart was broken to pieces when he took advantage of her good heart.… Continue reading Don’t Let Anyone Dull Your Sparkle

self

5 Songs For When You Need to Reclaim Your Strength

I don't ever know the right things to say to others nor do I always know how to describe what I am feeling or thinking. Music is there for me in those times. Lyrics help me feel not so alone and that someone else gets me. If you're struggling with something right now, listen to… Continue reading 5 Songs For When You Need to Reclaim Your Strength