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Separation and Renewal

Parting Ways It’s not easy to break up with someone. The words “breakup” sound harsh. Whenever I’ve gone through a breakup, it felt like I was falling apart. Breakups are brutal; you’re losing a piece of your life. I had a dream last night where I shared a heart with a man. I felt connected [...]

By |2019-05-02T20:17:31-04:00May 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Separation and Renewal

Making Art Heals Me

Making Art Heals Me Sometimes I’m tired of talking about myself in therapy. It's exhausting, and I feel like I'm talking in circles. How much can I talk about my childhood, heartbroken adolescence, and fragmented adulthood? I know that therapy helps, but it can feel draining. Since I was 15, I’ve been through many different [...]

By |2019-04-30T01:26:37-04:00April 30th, 2019|Art, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Making Art Heals Me

Why I Call People On The Phone

I don’t want to be alone because then I have to think and deal with my pain Being alone is emotionally challenging for me. Sometimes I love having time by myself. It helps to reset my introvert brain. Other times, when I’m anxious or panicking, I don’t want to be alone. I’ll look for ways [...]

By |2019-04-25T15:33:59-04:00April 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why I Call People On The Phone

Massage My Hands and Tell Me I am Beautiful

Massage My Hands and Tell Me I'm Beautiful Relationships can be downright exhausting. It’s difficult dealing with myself and my emotions, and now I also have to deal with someone else and how they feel? I consider myself to be an empathetic person, but there’s a balance between caring about somebody else and how they [...]

By |2019-04-22T21:00:58-04:00April 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Massage My Hands and Tell Me I am Beautiful

I’m going to make it.

I'm going to make it. I keep telling myself that. I'm back on the therapy wagon. I've been searching for someone who does EMDR therapy. And I found a person. While investigating different kinds of therapy, I found out there was something called "depression therapy." Depression therapy is something that I didn’t know existed. Over [...]

By |2019-04-17T20:14:54-04:00April 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on I’m going to make it.

New Beginnings – My First EMDR Therapy Session

My first EMDR therapy session felt like going on a date. It was hard finding her office, and that made me even more nervous than I already was. It was as if I was trying to find a restaurant where my new date was waiting. I called her frantically trying to find the building, which [...]

By |2019-04-16T23:43:55-04:00April 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on New Beginnings – My First EMDR Therapy Session

Do I have a sense of entitlement?

I’ve wondered if I might have entitlement issues. “Entitlement” is a buzzword, and it’s a quality that has bothered me in others, so I want to be conscious of if I may have a sense of entitlement myself. As the youngest child in my family, I wonder if I might be spoiled, which is part [...]

By |2018-11-12T17:51:11-04:00November 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Do I have a sense of entitlement?

Repression caused me to have stomach problems

Repression caused me to have stomach problems Repression caused me to experience extreme physical pain. There was a time in my life where I was not honest with myself. That differs from how I am today, as I am very honest with myself these days, but it took me a long time to get here. [...]

By |2018-11-10T22:55:06-04:00November 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Repression caused me to have stomach problems