Personal Journey

Struggle is Growth

Personal Journey

August 24, 2018

I’m certainly not the first one to say that we need pain in order to grow. But I have been thinking about this concept for a while now, and think there is a fine balance to be struck. I recently mentioned on Twitter how too many of us …

My Struggle with Mental Illness

My Struggle with Mental Illness

Personal Journey

June 19, 2018

It scares me to write this even still, but I need to do it. Almost two years later and I’m thriving, but the thought that this could happen again terrifies me. In August of 2015 I was hospitalized for a psychotic break. I was “in” for two weeks. In …

Letter to My Teenage Self

Letter to My Teenage Self

Personal Journey

January 14, 2018

Dear Girl, You are at a very tender age in life. I don’t need to tell you this. You know that you are changing, and with you, so changes the world you inhabit. Deciding what is best for you and who to follow can be maddeningly complex. Maybe …