I'm tired of my own shit

I Am Tired Of MY OWN Shit – I Have To Do The Work

This is the shit I’m tired of about myself   Ever since I’ve begun to understand things more clearly, I’ve become more and more tired of my own shit. I’m pretty pissed actually. Because I realize that I am the only one holding myself back in life. Can any of you relate to that? Choices. All of it comes down to…

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The time I temporarily lost my mind

The Time I Temporarily Lost My Mind

I lost my mind. I was experiencing mental breaks from reality.   I’m not even sure of exactly when the mental decline actually began. Thinking back, I often wonder if it came on gradually at first, and I was just unaware. All I know is at some point, it  quickly escalated into full on mental breaks from reality. These breaks…

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how easy is it to brainwash someone

A Lesson in Brainwashing and Manipulation

How easy is it to brainwash and manipulate someone?   Believe it or not, it’s not as complicated as you might think. Manipulation comes along as sort of “part of the package”, as brainwashing is also referred to as thought reform. Think about it, your thoughts are literally being manipulated. The subtleness of how this can be done is actually…

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Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness

So, I know I’ve been MIA for awhile…   Wow. A lot has happened since my last post on Jess Is A Mess. I’m sure the majority of you are aware of the craziness that has evolved since we began the year 2020. I don’t know about you, but my life has changed dramatically, and in a number of ways.…

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3 Strategies for Improving Your Mental Health in the Summer

3 Strategies for Improving Your Mental Health in the Summer

  Guest Article by Dr. Gemma Gladstone Improve your mental health, even in the Summer months.   While the summer may mean more beautiful weather, more social events, and a more carefree outlook on daily life, the truth is that, for many people, this presumed summer joy isn’t necessarily inherent. This is especially true for the millions who are currently…

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how to deal with trauma after identity theft

Dealing With The Trauma of Identity Theft

  Guest post by Amanda Moore How to Deal with Trauma After Identity Theft   When considering the ill effects of identity theft, most people think about money loss and credit score damage. However, the intensity of having one’s identity stolen can bring about other problems, particularly an emotional fallout. Dealing with identity theft can be a very traumatic experience,…

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what major depression really feels like

This Is What Major Depression Feels Like

  Alright y’all, I’ve got some things I wanna talk about. I know I’ve been a little…absent lately, as I’ve been going through some rough times. Honestly, I’ve never been lower in my entire life as I have been over the last few months. It’s been the most terrifying experience I’ve ever had. There were moments when I genuinely wasn’t…

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4 Journaling Tips to Help Track Your Moods

  Guest Article by: Patrick Bailey Learn more at – patrickbaileys.com Keeping track of your moods can be difficult, even for people without a diagnosed mental health disorder or condition. For those of us living with diagnosed mental health issues or a dual diagnosis, it can be a daily struggle as well as vital to our health. Effectively tracking your…

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How to Feel Beautiful and Boost Confidence

  Guest article by: Brigitte Evans Cosmetic Skin Care Consultant   Living in a world where every step of the way you find commercials that tell you you need a special cream and scrub to make yourself look good enough, it can be so hard to feel good about yourself.     Flipping through a magazine can be confusing when…

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