Feelings, Mental Health Issues, My thoughts

When I Have the Strength to Write, You’re Witnessing Me in the Fight!

I have Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and no, I am not in the military. However, my life has consisted of another type of war. I am fighting with this disease...PTSD. Today, I realized that I was becoming paranoid. For anyone in recovery from a mental illness, you know how huge that is for me to recognize… Continue reading When I Have the Strength to Write, You’re Witnessing Me in the Fight!

Mental Health Issues, My thoughts

How To Survive A Panic Attack Without Medication

Make sure to read this before having your next panic attack. This can be used no matter where you or are what you are doing. Stop and focus on your breathing Find the most comfortable place to either stand or sit, depending on where you areWhile you focus on your breathing, make sure you are… Continue reading How To Survive A Panic Attack Without Medication

My thoughts

Does This Exist?

One of my guilty pleasures is watching Netflix. There are some cool movies and documentaries and I sometimes get swept up in a series, which is what I'm doing now. I am watching a show where journalists are following drug dealers, traffickers, gang members, hit-men, users, the police, border patrol, etc. They have showed every… Continue reading Does This Exist?

Feelings, Mental Health Issues, My thoughts

It’s a Bad Day, Not a Bad Life

I have already shared with you that I have Post-traumatic stress disorder. Well, I have been feeling very down. I am stressed out about several things and the thought of just ending it all has creeped into my mind lately. That scares me sometimes, but even if it crosses my mind, I know it is… Continue reading It’s a Bad Day, Not a Bad Life

Parenting

Custody/Parenting Time

In the past few years, judges (at least in Indiana) have changed the way custody of children is decided. It used to be that judges favored the mothers, and that wasn't always the best way. Now, judges have decided that sharing equal custody of the children is better. If you share custody of your children,… Continue reading Custody/Parenting Time

Feelings, Mental Health Issues

Things To Do To Help Your Depression

Go for a walk. We have all heard how much exercise can help depression and/or anxiety, but I personally think that just to be outside and to see nature also helps. Take a shower and get dressed. I know how difficult it can be to just get out of the bed in the morning, but… Continue reading Things To Do To Help Your Depression