Shame? Guilt?

Shame? Guilt?

Webster Dictionary: a painful emotion caused by consciousness of guilt, shortcoming, or improprietyWikipedia: shame is an unpleasant self-conscious emotion often associated with negative self-evaluation; motivation to quit; and feelings of pain, exposure, distrust, powerlessness, and worthlessnessAmerican Psychological Association: a highly unpleasant self-conscious emotion arising from the sense of there being something dishonorable, immodest, or indecorous in … Read more

Depression & Pain

Depression & Pain

These are just some symptoms that can be signs of depression. -Feeling down too often and loss of interest -Loss of appetite -Unable to sleep -Feelings of unworthiness What can you do for yourself if you are unable to seek professional medical attention? -Stay connected with family and friends -Share your experience with at least … Read more

No One Can See My Invisible Wounds

No One Can See My Invisible Wounds

You are not alone. We are all trying to get back to normal when life has changed and normal is not the same. Life is not easy, and it is our responsibility to keep our minds healthy. How? First, do not isolate yourself and share what you are going through with at least one person. … Read more

Be Present and Live in the Moment

Be Present and Live in the Moment

Be present and go through it. Go through it all. You need to be able to move forward and the only way to do this is to experience the pain, loneliness, and loss. Sit with each emotion including anger and face the ugliness head on. Until you do this, you will not be able to … Read more