Category Archives: Introspective

Optimisim Reinvented

Many people push themselves and the people around them to be optimistic constantly.

“Don’t be such a negative Nelly!”

“You need to think on the bright side of things.”

In my experience, this advice has great intentions but is very incredibly wrong in so many ways.

Being blindly optimistic is careless and naive. It essentially sets you up for impending failure, because LIFE. Continue reading Optimisim Reinvented

Thanks isn’t just for Thanksgiving

No stranger to the woes of anxiety and depression, I have developed quite a few habits in an attempt to either prevent or at the very least lessen the symptoms. I have breathing techniques to do every time I see a particular sticker that I have placed throughout my life; in  wallet, on the dashboard of my car, on my phone case. There’s a journal hidden in my house that is overflowing with topics that frustrate me, that I have written out before actually talking about them with anyone else. This activity helps me to discern if the thing I’m upset about is worth bringing up, or just my mind inflating something silly. I use a Continue reading Thanks isn’t just for Thanksgiving