Some days start out like this... and, ironically, end like this... So, how do you cope with these drastic emotional changes created by those around you? Well, you do this of course... Is it healthy? No. But is it helpful? Yes.
Sharing this link my therapist gave me on a breathing technique. Not only will it help with anxiety, but I found that it actually helps my PC muscles relax. We definitely don't use the full capacity of our lungs, so our brains are not getting as much oxygen as they could. Also, apparently the Navy … Continue reading Breathing exercise
When a song is super relatable to you... We've all been there, more than once. You know what I mean? There's a song you hear on the radio and you stop what you are doing and go, "Holy hell! That song is about me!" We all know it's not, but sometimes songs are scarily accurate … Continue reading The Archer
Just yesterday, I decided to start a Facebook group relating to vaginismus and mental health. It is designed to spread awareness, but also give individuals a platform to discuss their experiences, ask questions and share stories. If you are interested in helping this group to grow, please join the group! 🙂 Living with Vaginismus https://www.facebook.com/groups/459846504837825/ … Continue reading New Facebook Group
I used to dream about who would be my best friend... I used to dream about my first boyfriend and what he would be like... I used to dream about where and when I'd receive my first kiss... I used to wonder who I'd go to prom with... I used to wonder what kind of … Continue reading I used to dream…
Strains of built up tension run through my veins How the guilt of disturbance still steadfastly remains You hold onto hope that tomorrow will be better And have a sinking heart when tomorrow comes with a ruthless vendetta The all-consuming irrational fears are unkindly timed Excessive worry and shortness of breath steadily make the long … Continue reading Anxiety
It's mental health awareness month, and I know that many of us either silently struggle with mental illness or openly discuss it. Talinda Bennington, Chester Bennington's wife, began the campaign, "320 Changes Direction," to help those in need, who are suffering with mental health concerns or addictions. Linkin Park has been my saving grace since … Continue reading 320 Changes Direction Campaign