I remember three years ago, I was sitting in the living room couch crying my eyes out, with the volume of the TV turned high so I won't wake my now ex-husband who laid sound asleep upstairs. I remember night after night and whenever I was alone with enough time to reflect on my life I would sit and cry. I didn't know I was in a deep depression at the time. I was supposed to be happy according … [Read more...] about 5 Signs You Need to Seek Support When Depressed
There is something so calming about essential oils. Essential oils can be ingested, inhaled, and applied to the skin. Recently, I received a 60-minute Swedish massage using a mixture of essential oils. It felt relaxing and revitalizing as she massaged the oils on my skin. As the oils absorbed into my skin my circulation started to increase. It doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg. You can search … [Read more...] about 10 Benefits of Essential Oils for Mental Health
When you start to sink into depression you will know it. It feels like this black cloud comes over you and you feel trapped in negativity. Everything you think and feel becomes negative. Now, I do not suffer from clinical depression (as stated by a therapist). I was diagnosed with situational depression. Situational depression can turn into clinical depression if ignored. Situational depression … [Read more...] about 6 things you can do to get through the dark days of depression
Buddha was asked, "What have you gained from meditation?" He replied, "Nothing! However, Buddha said, let me tell you what I lost, anger, anxiety, depression, insecurity, fear of old age and death." When I close my eyes I can still see myself three years ago, downstairs in our new townhouse. I'm sitting on the living room couch crying my eyes out, with the volume of the TV turned high so I won't … [Read more...] about Therapy wasn’t the only thing that got me through the dark days of depression
I want you to know that when I write these messages that they are from my heart. I’ve “walk the walk” and I have lived through these lessons and wish I was given this advice years ago. So if loving yourself is foreign to you please continue to read this article to the end. If you are over giver or experience people taking you for granted. Please read this article to the end. It was around 10 pm … [Read more...] about What does it take in order to speak up for yourself?
Have you ever experienced an ex-boyfriend calling your phone randomly out of nowhere? I've had my share of calls from my past more than I've like to gloat about. I don't know if it is my Scorpion nature to always be skeptical about why this person thinks of me out of the blue. However, I know that we are all human and we have an intention behind whatever we do. Whether we want to be upfront … [Read more...] about 5 reasons why you should set boundaries with your ex