"It’s raining outside. Actually that would be an understatement. There is a whole thunderstorm raging on, with the sky lighting up, the clouds rumbling, water crashing down, hail stones flying around, and yet, it’s amidst this chaos that I feel so very peaceful. I haven’t felt such serenity in so long. Seeing the mayhem outside … Continue reading

“you’ve been hurt you’ve made your mistakes you’ve been called out of your name you’ve felt broken you’ve fallen down you’ve had to pick up the pieces of your heart and start over you’ve been mishandled, neglected disrespected and you’ve felt unprotected all of which has caused you to guard your heart but you’re stronger … Continue reading

We all are made up of the same components; we all are made of flesh and bone, we all have blood coursing through our veins, and we all have one brain in the skull and one heart enclosed within our ribcages. We all are human. Yet we forget this basic thing and focus on race, … Continue reading

“But with our deep listening habits and our hyperawareness and sensitivity, introverts are particularly susceptible to being sucked into the vortex of other people’s demands and expectations, which can cause us to keep going long after we are completely drained of energy. Then we get unhappy, bitchy, and sullen, and the people who talked us … Continue reading

“don’t respond when you’re angry you end up saying things you don’t actually mean you end up hurting people you’re not supposed to hurt you end up saying things you’ll never be able to take back” - Humble the Poet

Make an excuse to be happy right now and start painting with those thoughts. Your life is art, a work in progress, at that, and it’s only complete when you’re dead. Every day is a new day to see it the way you want. Humble the Poet

The weird thing about depression is that, even though you might have more suicidal thoughts, the fear of death remains the same. The only difference is that the pain of life has rapidly increased. ~ Matt Haig

Living, but not really living Breathing, but not really savoring every precious breath Believing, but at the same time doubting That this pain will ever cease to exist Overwhelming doses of emotion Can someone prescribe me something so I can go numb? I need a moment Something more than these unrelenting episodes of sorrow and … Continue reading