Anxiety and suicide

"Anxiety is not a big deal. Get over it. It’s all in your head. You’re overreacting. Stop acting so childish. Your faith is weak. You need to pray more." These are just a few things I’ve heard over the past few years of being diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. Everyone is right. It’s not a … Continue reading Anxiety and suicide

The curse of a female

I curse at myself for being born a female in a world, that aches for men. Maybe if I had the “y” chromosome things would be easier I wouldn’t have to fight for my voice to be heard over the roaring of a man’s. My words wouldn’t lose their meaning as soon as they slip … Continue reading The curse of a female

Hiding under the bed

The worst part of having depression is not knowing how to explain it to someone who is completely fine and mentally healthy. How do you tell someone that there is an invisible wound inside of you that’s constantly bleeding and there isn’t much you can do about it? Each day the wound gets deeper and … Continue reading Hiding under the bed

Are you a failure?

Maybe I am stubbornthat's why I keep risingevery time I fall.You become a failure when you give up, not when you’re defeated. You fail when you don’t put in the effort to change or to make a difference. Trying, no matter what the circumstances are, is what makes you victorious. Did you know Einstein’s father … Continue reading Are you a failure?