Has anyone ever tried to make you feel ashamed for being who you are? I have had quite a few people try to minimize me over the years. Family, friends, boyfriends and coworkers. The funny thing is (not funny but you see where I am going..) nobody was ever worried about me when I was… Continue reading I won’t be minimized so.. stop trying
Big Little Lies is the first Passionate Direction Creepy AF Book Club Pick! Yes, that is the name of the book club. No, I am not changing it. Feel free to purchase through the link below or at any bookstore of your choosing. Big Little Lies - Amazon Good Reads Summary I will post my take on whats… Continue reading Big Little Lies: Read Along With Me!
"Just get over it!" "That was a very long time ago." "It is what it is." "You shouldn't be affected by that." "At least it wasn't rape." "You could have it a lot worse." "Why are you still thinking about it?" "You need to move on with your life." "Not every guy is like that."… Continue reading Just Get Over It
Have you ever been with someone and never felt more alone? I have been in several relationships that I would consider "serious." Sure, I am only 27 but I have been dating since I was 15 and every boy/man I dated I thought I was FOR SURE going to marry him. The thing is, within… Continue reading Alone, not Lonely
What you fill your mind with has a lot to do with what images you see. If you want to feel more positive, try following accounts that only exude positivity. I always unfollow diet culture accounts or accounts that are pro-eating disorder, pro- extreme weight loss, pro-self harm and accounts that just genuinely don't align… Continue reading 5 Instagram Accounts You’ll Want To Follow Today
I have always said that the physical symptoms of my anxiety are much worse than the mental symptoms. Yes, obsessing over worries and constantly thinking about impending doom is rough. But it is much more challenging to calm yourself down when your heart is beating so fast it feels like it will pop out of… Continue reading Could it be panic disorder?
Why did you start blogging? I started blogging because I had interesting and compelling stories to share. I also aim to inspire others to self reflect and seek the help that they need. Where can I find you on social media? By far, I am the most active on Instagram. You can click on an… Continue reading FAQ
Ideally women should be: QuietSexyModestA good cookConservativeMinimize their ideas and themselvesHelpfulSubmissiveFriendlyWarmMaternaland most of all THIN This isn't a new concept. You see plastered images everywhere of thin women. Thin women who want to sell you clothes, thin women who want to sell you a dating app, thin women who want to sell you a pharmaceutical… Continue reading The Pressure To Be Thin
This isn't me but I was too lazy to find my own photo so here is a stock photo of a woman loving herself. Self hate can look like a lot of different things, right? It could be stifling your creativity, it could be self harm, it could be not getting the help that you… Continue reading How I Started To Love Myself
I have been "in" therapy since November 2017. Now that I am thinking about it, I don't think I have ever consistently seen a provider for this long. If you've been reading my blog for a while, you know that I absolutely love my therapist, Camille. Is she my person? Yes. If I told her… Continue reading Why I Still Go To Therapy Even Though I “Feel Better”