don't feel good

What It Really Means When I Say “I Don’t Feel Good”

Saying “I don’t feel good” doesn’t always mean it’s physical. Most of the time when I say it, that’s how it’s taken. Everyone always says, “you never feel good”, and it’s frustrating. I know it’s a bad habit I’ve created, and I’m working on breaking this habit. But when I say I don’t feel good, a lot of times what…

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Confessions Of A Woman About To Lose Her Shit

I’m about to lose my shit. Or at least I feel like I’m about to lose my shit. Have you ever found yourself saying this, or even thinking it? If you have, then you’ll be able to relate to this post. First, I want to say, I have come a long way from where I used to be. I am…

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The Ugly Truth Behind Struggling With Your Mental Health

Struggling with your mental health: It’s not all sunshine and rainbows If you’re like me, and you’re struggling with your mental health, then you’ll be able to relate to this post. As a mental health blogger, I (and a lot of others) talk about self-care, ways to help with your symptoms, and things you can do to get better. While…

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Empath

Being an Empath – What it’s really like

What it means to be an Empath. Being an Empath is not always an easy thing to live with. Especially when a lot of the people around you are extremely emotionally draining. This is because as an Empath, you tend to be overly in tune with the energy of others. Not just in tune, you also tend to actually absorb…

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Bipolar mother

How My Bipolar Mother Continues To Affect My Life

When you have a Bipolar mother, your life will never be smooth sailing. Ever. I have a Bipolar mother. I have already written about what it’s like growing up with a bipolar mother, so I’m not going to go back over that hot mess.¬†Instead, I want to talk about what it’s like as an adult to have a mother with…

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negative people suck

5 Honest Reasons Why Negative People Suck

Negative People Suck Why do negative people suck? I’m glad you asked. Because I’m going to tell you why. And I’m going to do it in my classic Jess style – honestly, and in my own words. First, there’s the obvious. I mean, duh. Negativity in general sucks, so of course negative people suck. That part is pretty self explanatory.…

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Own Your Shit

Stop Making Excuses And Own Your Shit

Own your shit, change your life Stop being afraid to own your shit. Stop making excuses for your choices, actions and behaviors. Do you want your life to change? Do you want to be able to move forward, and find contentment? If your answer is yes, then the very first step is to own your shit. Owning your shit means…

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The One Person You Can Never Fool Is Yourself

Always be honest with yourself. It is so important to always be honest with yourself. Why? Well think about this: if you can’t be honest with yourself, you’ll never find contentedness. You can’t be your true self if you aren’t honest with yourself.     That’s not the only reason. Have you ever heard the phrase, “If you can’t be…

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Why We All Need To Stop Taking Life So Seriously

Today, I had an epiphany – Stop taking life so seriously. I’ve had this sudden realization, one that randomly decided to smack me in the face today – I need to stop taking life so seriously. Don’t ask me why today, or why so suddenly – because I have no idea. This is just how my brain works. Ok, so…

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mental health awareness

Real Talk – The Importance Of Mental Health Awareness

Let’s talk about mental health awareness Mental health awareness is such an important topic. Why? Because those of us who struggle with mental illnesses already have enough we’re trying to deal with. The last thing we want to have to do is defend ourselves to those who do not understand what it’s like to be us. I want to start…

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