Overcoming Self-Doubt: How To Tune Out Your Inner Tormentor

Introducing My Tormentor After years of living with him, I think I've finally found a way to quiet down the jerk who plants little seeds of doubt in my brain after almost every single decision I make. The jerk's name is Horace, and he loves to make me doubt myself. When you spend every waking … Continue reading Overcoming Self-Doubt: How To Tune Out Your Inner Tormentor

#MentalHealthMonth | Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

For the month of May, Defying Shadows will be joining the Mental Health Awareness Month by sharing a post daily on a different type of Mental Illness or “Shadow” that people commonly struggle with. Join us in creating awareness and working to end the stigma that goes with these topics! Today we have Melanie sharing … Continue reading #MentalHealthMonth | Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Don’t Let Your Struggle Become Your Identity

Depression and anxiety are difficult struggles to overcome. They can control your life and keep you from living it. They’re nasty, unforgiving illnesses with no regard for you or the many things on your to-do list. But that doesn’t mean they have to control you or who you are. I consider myself to be a … Continue reading Don’t Let Your Struggle Become Your Identity