Holiday

Tips to Help Keep Calm & De-Stress This Christmas

Christmas time can be joyful yet incredibly stressful and nervewracking at the same time for anyone, but especially for people who have mental health disorders! Being around too many people — even your loved ones — for too long can be anxiety-producing.

Hello, December!

It’s hard to believe it’s already almost mid-December. The year feels like it has just flown by. Some days do seem to go by faster than others, but as a whole — the year went pretty fast.

Happy (Belated) Thanksgiving šŸ¦ƒ

I know Thanksgiving was about 3 days ago, but I would still like to wish everyone a very Happy (belated) Thanksgiving! I hope everyone who celebrated this holiday in the U.S. had a great day with their loved ones. I know the holidays can be challenging for many people; myself included.

Happy Easter šŸ° 2019

I want to wish everyone a Happy Easter! If you celebrate, I hope that you are able to spend some time with your loved ones. To those of you who are spending the holiday solo, that is okay too, but always remember that you are loved and that there is nothing wrong with being alone on the holidays. Spend the entire day doing the things that you love ā€“ choirs can wait until tomorrow.

Guest Post by Dawn | To Go or Not To Go?

In a recent post, I brought up all the resentments I have been thinking about that surround my oncoming bipolar depression. I really dislike this time of year as the sunshine disappears, the weather becomes too cold and the upcoming holidays. I do like Thanksgiving because I don’t go home for that. My husband and I started a tradition many years ago where we invite anyone that doesn’t have a place to go to have Thanksgiving with us. Last year was the first year it was just the two of us.

Mothers Day Blues

Motherā€™s day is a wonderful day for many people around the world who are celebrating their motherā€™s. Motherā€™s day isnā€™t like that for me… Read More

Merry Christmas Eve

Merry Christmas Eve I have spent days now typing up blog post after post and deletingĀ it or never finishingĀ it. I have been doing the same with journal entries; writing them and then ripping them out. The same with article and… Read More ›

Tis’ The Season

Christmas is a little over a week away. I still have some gift shopping to do. I am going to try my hardest to enjoy Christmas since that has always been myĀ favoriteĀ holiday.