Posts tagged "mental health"
[Missing My] Water World

[Missing My] Water World

Whilst I’m writing this, hundreds of trees and cornfields are blowing past my car window and it’s so dark outside that I can barely see my keys to type (at least I’m pretty good at it). I’m heading to start a new chapter of my life in a brand new state with brand new people...
solicitude

solicitude

have you ever lost your mind? Do you know what it feels like to not be in control? what is control? What ?  What does it mean to think? Do you know, do you? it’s like this: they take your brain away, leave nothing behind. you try to tell people, try to emphasize that your...
Trigger Jokes and Trigger Warnings

Trigger Jokes and Trigger Warnings

I’d like to believe that I possess a great sense of humor and that I’m pretty accepting of other people’s sense of humor as well. However, something that I cannot, for the life of me, understand is “triggered” jokes.
The Method to My Madness

The Method to My Madness

TW: Mental illness mention, Dissociation mention, Suicide mention
In Search of Control

In Search of Control

Skip. Skip. Skip. Finally! Actually–
Phoenix Song

Phoenix Song

  Things are going to be okay; feathers are falling away, but that only means that they’re clearing out places and space for the new ones.
Note To Self

Note To Self

  ***Content & trigger warnings: self destruction,  depression, self harm, anxiety***
Just Another Day at the Office

Just Another Day at the Office

Trigger Warnings: attempted suicide, abusive family reference  
tired of soul baring

tired of soul baring

I am a black girl with scars. They are dark brown and right next to my tattoo. I am not proud of them but I do not abhor them either.
When Life gives you Beyoncé, enjoy Lemonade

When Life gives you Beyoncé, enjoy Lemonade

  Lemonade by Beyoncé is as visually stunning as it is vulnerable. For this, I thank her courage, vision, and incredible work ethic. Beyoncé shows us that there is power and beauty in being vulnerable, that there is power and beauty in being black.
Art: The Struggle is Real

Art: The Struggle is Real

  Art is an essential part of our existence; it enriches our lives and opens our minds. So what do you do when it becomes a source of unhappiness?
O ye, of little faith

O ye, of little faith

  April is the hardest month of the year for me. Repressed trauma banging on the door of my conscious, demanding to be let out is one of the reasons my most intense depressive episodes come up during this part of the year.