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

How Struggle Strengthens

#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

Trigger Warning! My Struggle With Self-Harm

I want to start today's Flashback Friday with a warning. Today's post will have some very serious material in it, which can be very triggering for those who struggle with self-harm. If you feel that this could cause you pain, then please close your browser immediately. If you are under the age of 18, I … Continue reading Trigger Warning! My Struggle With Self-Harm