Today I heard the news that Chester Bennington from Linkin Park died of Suicide and my heart is broken. His music always helped me deal with sadness and depression when I was younger. Hearing that he lost his battle with substance abuse and depression really hit me hard. What's worse is that as I'm mourning,… Continue reading R.I.P. Chester Bennington
When I have a lot on my mind, I find that coloring calms me. I love all of the new grown-up meditative coloring books being sold now a days. When I color, it allows my thoughts to freely move about. With each thought that passes through my mind, I'm able to feel each emotion and… Continue reading Meditative Coloring
So many times during my bouts of anxiety, which is often, I know that there is no reason to be worried or thinking about what I am. However, It is so difficult to stop the thoughts and emotions on the spot. It can be incredibly frustrating because many times I understand the irrationality of my… Continue reading Should We be Accepting of our Emotions?
The answer is yes. Last night I responded to another blogger on this question. Like I told her, I learned in therapy that giving into "negative" feelings and emotions is a good thing. We are human & in order to live and learn we have to allow ourselves to feel everything. I learned I shouldn't… Continue reading Are negative emotions good?