How Finding The Right Therapist Changed My Life

When I started writing, my goal was and still is to help people see things from a different viewpoint other than their own. I didn’t think when I first started that it would help me as much as it would help other people. However it has. Let me give you an example, say I was upset about something going on in the news or just life in general, I would complain about it to friends or a family member. But after I talked about what was bothering me and thinking I felt better in that moment, deep down it was still bothering me. I would hold in when really it needed to be expressed. That was then, now that I have writing as an outlet. Whenever I am upset about something, I don’t only talk to my frie

Don’t Take Life for Granted

he way I look at getting older is different than the average person does. I had recently told a friend that I was going to be 29 next Friday. I was not surprised by what she asked me next. She asked me how I feel about turning 29. My reply wasn’t the typical, “OMG! I’m getting so old!” like you hear people say so often. I feel amazing about it. I feel this way because I am disabled. I have been this way since birth. It’s all I have known and will know for the rest of my life. When I was born, my mom and I were both given a 5% chance of survival for That is why I look at birthdays and life in general differently because I was given such a little chance. Why not live the best possibl

This Is For The People Who Say ‘You’re Getting Old’

Guess what? Yes, I am and so is everyone else. So what? It’s not so bad. Yes, you get older. Everything aches, your hair might be starting to turn gray, and you’re not as young as you used to be. But we are all going to have to deal with it at some time in our lives. So instead of the negative self-talk that we frequently do especially on birthdays, embrace your age. Turn it into a positive. Look back on your accomplishments and look forward to what’s to come because that is far more important than saying something that is bound to happen no matter what you think about it. Age is just a number. That is what I think we should feel as a society. But we focus on getting older more than we do li

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