Lost And Confused: My Journey To Recovery – Part II

My Journey To Recovery If you haven’t already, before you read part II, check out Feeling Lost and Confused: Part I to start from the beginning of my journey to recovery. It’s been a little over a week since I wrote my post regarding my journey to recovery, and how I was feeling pretty lost and confused. Today I want…

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7 Harsh Truths About Life That May Actually Surprise You

The harsh truths about life I don’t know too many people who enjoy facing the harsh truths about life. There are so many of us wandering around lost, trying to find our purpose, or just trying to make it through this crazy journey of life. I happen to be one of them. I don’t mind the harsh truths about life,…

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Inside The Deep Dark Hole Of Depression

The dark hole of depression I have once again found myself sucked into the vortex known as the dark hole of depression. Since I’m not up to doing much of anything else, I decided to use this as an opportunity. I may as well accomplish something during my visit with depression. A lot of people wonder what depression is like.…

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Why Am I Feeling So Lost And Confused? Part I

I’m feeling very lost and confused, and I have no idea why. I had no idea when I started my journey of recovery from my anxiety and depression, it would leave me feeling so lost and confused. I’m not even sure exactly how I feel. I feel better, much better than I did before I began this journey to find…

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Stop The Insanity – The Cycle Of Self Sabotage

Why do so many of us struggle with the cycle of self sabotage? So, this should be an interesting post, as I have to laugh at my own self a little for falling into this self-destructive, sneaky, and to put it more blunty, shitty cycle of self sabotage. Let’s start with its definition. What is self sabotage? If you want…

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4 Techniques I Used To Focus On The Positives That Actually Worked

How I’ve learned to focus on the positives and redirect negative thoughts “Focus on the positives, and soon the negatives will disappear.” – Live Life Happy Being able to focus on the positives – especially when it seems like everything is going wrong – can be challenging. Even so, that doesn’t mean that it’s impossible to do. There are some…

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Why I Need To Know What My Purpose In Life Is

What is it about not knowing my purpose in life that scares me so much? Have you ever asked yourself that question? I hadn’t, until today. When I look at that question, I instantly know the answer. For me, anyway. What scares me about wanting to know my purpose in life is this – what if it’s all for nothing?…

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The Emotionally Damaging Truth About Parentification

Parentification – I was forced to grow up too soon. This is for any of you out there who are victims of parentification. Those of you who had to ‘be the parent’ instead of having a parent. The ones who had to take on way more responsibility than you should have ever had to at such a young age. Whose…

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My Emotional Roller Coaster Of Mental Illness Recovery

Help! I’m stuck on an emotional roller coaster, and I can’t get off! I’m not sure exactly what in the world is going on with me, but for the last two weeks I’ve been on an emotional roller coaster ride from hell. What is this, and why is this happening? I’m up, I’m down…sometimes I don’t even know what I…

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Honest Post – Feeling The Winds Of Change

I’m feeling the winds of change, and I’m nervous Am I the only one that is nervous about feeling the winds of change in my life? Is this normal? I suppose that facing anything new can be intimidating. I’ve been going through some changes over the last year, and especially in the last few months, and I have to be…

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