I’m so grateful for moments of peace. For the temporary absence of the knot in my stomach. It’s such a nice reprieve. And it occurs to me that this must be what life is like for people without anxiety and depression. Heck, this must be what my life used to be like. I just can’t […]
Today has been a positive day and I’m glad about that. I love feeling happy and laughing. It’s one of the most blissful things.
Today I feel like I’m floating. I feel like I’m sort of drifting through life feeling numb. I feel like I should feel stressed or low or panicked or something, but there’s just nothing. I’m just going through the motions, doing what I need to do without reacting like I normally do. My house is […]
I love days that don’t hurt so much. This is one of them. Oh, how beautiful life can be when mental illness isn’t making you want to escape from it!
A counsellor I was seeing last year while I was having some CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy: it’s a method of tackling anxiety) once used a phrase that’s stuck with me ever since. In talking about things that might help me with my symptoms (like eating well, walking, exercise etc) he said that even if I […]
I love the sun. I love the sky when it’s blue. I love the vivid green of the grass and leaves on the trees. I love the sound of birds singing. I love the way sunlight reflects off water in shimmering waves. I love the sound of the wind in the leaves. I love seeing […]