What is Emotional Strength? Emotional strength is the ability to handle and cope with challenges without becoming quickly enveloped and overwhelmed by the possibilities of unfavorable outcomes. Emotional strength is responding progressively, openly, thoughtfully, and critically to what is happening. While we are aware of our emotions, we tend to allow them to guide how … Continue reading Building Emotional Strength
Life has a habit of breaking us down with its trials and tribulations.
The past few years I have struggled to figure out where my independence is with my Bipolar Disorder. But I’ve learned something pretty amazing during this journey.
“I think scars are like battle wounds - beautiful, in a way. They show what you've been through and how strong you are for coming out of it.” ~ Demi Lovato When you don’t suffer from a mental illness, it’s hard to imagine the struggle someone faces that does; particularly the pain and the inner … Continue reading The War In Your Mind
#Thestruggleisreal. Most of us have seen this hashtag make its way around social media. It's usually used in a sarcastic, humorous way: "I'm out of coffee. #thestruggleisreal" or "My favorite show didn't record. #thestruggleisreal." But there are real-life, tough struggles and we all have them at some point. Sometimes the struggle is significant; sometimes it's … Continue reading How Struggle Strengthens