“Screaming it on paper was helping me embody it and define its shape. As an artist I know that I can reshape my mind’s creations. And that was step one.”
There have been times where you have seen me touch places in my brain that I cannot come back from. Dark places that try their damnedest to swallow me whole. But there you are. A light in the dark that helps keep me focused.
When I was 20, a burglar broke into my home while I was there alone, house-sitting for my parents. I was diagnosed with PTSD from the experience and the slightest noises at night would bring about a panic attack. Only now, over six years later, am I able to get a full night’s sleep.
I do not know how bad it will be, and how long therapy will take, but I am willing to go through the hardship and pain in order to be well agai
The hype around Pokémon Go seems to finally be dying down, but the impact it has had on folks with social anxiety has only just begun.
You are a light, and you have a gift that others cannot gain access to. You are empathetic, you feel strongly, you love loudly, and it is because of the way that you love and the way that you care that causes you to fear and worry. I know.
Depression had me brainwashed, kind of like the older guy you date in high school who you’re madly in love with, but he has you believing the entirety of your self-worth is dependent upon what he says.
How do you turn around a week later and attempt to put into words the emptiness that now replaces every single bit of positivity you once felt?
I don’t know your face or your name or your demons. But we swim in the same ocean. We breathe the same air. And we see the same color blue in our disposition.
I will always have my calm.