Poems and Stories, Self-Help

Don’t Let Fear Rule You: Spread Your Wings and Fly

Things can be frightening when you start something new. The uncomfortable feeling of the unknown can become overwhelming at times. Like leaving home to go to college; or moving to a new place in general. Fear is a well-known emotion, though you should never let fear keep you from achieving your dreams and reaching for… Continue reading Don’t Let Fear Rule You: Spread Your Wings and Fly

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A Letter to Those Who Have Depression

  Dear you who is feeling blue, I know things are dreary and your skies are full of grey clouds weighing down, waiting to downpour, like the silent tears you hide away. Sometimes it feels like you don't want to get up, brush your hair or teeth, let alone go to work or school. The… Continue reading A Letter to Those Who Have Depression

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The Other Side of Drugs

Trigger warning!!!! There are graphic photos of hard drugs. If you can not handle looking at photos of hard drugs I highly suggest for you to read another post. This blog post was written with the intent to help others understand and cope with loved ones who are currently on drugs. There may be some… Continue reading The Other Side of Drugs

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Breaking Down Anger and Overcoming Outrages

Have you ever been so mad you felt like you were going to explode with rage? Or maybe you did explode by saying things you did not mean, or did things you normally wouldn’t do, due to pint up anger and other emotions. Being angry about certain situations and things are normal. Going into a… Continue reading Breaking Down Anger and Overcoming Outrages

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Changing Negative Thinking for a Better Life

One day while I was looking in the mirror, I realized I did not know who I was anymore. I was depressed, unmotivated, and angry all the time. I would lash out on others when things would go wrong, causing many people to turn away from me. My eyes filled with tears as I realized… Continue reading Changing Negative Thinking for a Better Life

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Understanding Social Anxiety and Ways to Manage Your Own

There is no telling how many times I have canceled plans due to my social anxiety spiking at the last minute. Just the thought of being around people would make my heart start pounding in my chest, like an out of control jackhammer. I would cancel plans often upsetting friends and family. Additionally, there have… Continue reading Understanding Social Anxiety and Ways to Manage Your Own

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One Step at a Time: Overcoming Suicidal Thoughts

*Trigger Warning!!! Suicidal thoughts can be a heavy burden to carry inside your mind. It can be a life threating situation when life starts to feel as if its walls are collapsing all around you. It can leave you feeling lost, hopeless and wishing for some way to gather the pieces to build your life… Continue reading One Step at a Time: Overcoming Suicidal Thoughts

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Drawing a Better Mindset: How Art Helps Through Life Struggles

It's a personal belief, that art is one of the most important tools mankind has. Through different types of art, we can study ancient civilizations. By studying past art styles, we gain a better understanding of how past cultures were created. Additionally, we’re able to learn how to communicate. If you think about it, writing… Continue reading Drawing a Better Mindset: How Art Helps Through Life Struggles

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Weightloss, Motivation, and More: You Can Achieve Anything!

Being overweight often causes depression, anxiety, self-esteem issues, and can make you want to lock yourself in the house all day, canceling plans because you can’t find a decent outfit to wear while going out with friends. It’s a miserable experience. However, it doesn't matter how many times as you tell yourself, "tomorrow I will… Continue reading Weightloss, Motivation, and More: You Can Achieve Anything!

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The Dangers of Stress and Ways You Can Reduce Stress in Your Life

Personally, I view stress as a normal response your body has when someone takes on, or expects, too much from themselves or others. When you over think or overwork your body responds with things like being fatigued, irritated over the smallest things, depressed, sluggish, etc. Additionally, stress can cause physical harm to the body such… Continue reading The Dangers of Stress and Ways You Can Reduce Stress in Your Life