The mind is a vessel that travels deep into the oceans of the unknown Into the depths of darkness and uncertainty that we try to steer clear of Thoughts, conscious or not, spiral out of control as we fight to stay afloat -Jen, xo
One of the worst places to have an anxiety attack, is in the shower. Being overcome by emotion when the water is running, & vent fan is on... Knowing that while you’re crying & hyperventilating alone on the shower floor, clutching your chest because it’s tight & you can’t breathe, that everyone in your home… Continue reading Anxiety Attacks
Why is it that I let people’s actions or inactions bother me so much? I need to learn that others aren’t as considerate of my feelings, the way I am of theirs. Yes I know we all live busy lives, yet certain people have no problem at all in keeping in touch with one another...… Continue reading Just Thinking…
Please remember that you are still here.No matter how difficult the journey has been, you are here; You are breathing.You have made it another day to tell your story.You are stronger than you even realize.You are a survivor! -Jen, xo
Now I lay me down to sleep, I beg for calmness and some peace I hope to wake with a quiet mind, ready to conquer the day and make it mine. -Jen, xo
Let Me Sleep
Laying here in bed Eyes and mind praying for sleep five more minutes please -Jen ❤️
Good Night Anxiety
I pray the thoughts slow down as you settle into bed, Your worries quieting down, as your head hits the pillow Body sinking into the mattress, breathing, gentle and rhythmic Eyelids closing as you leave this day behind, Dreaming of smiles and adventure, calm and tranquility, fully enthralled in this unfamiliar feeling. Good night Anxiety,… Continue reading Good Night Anxiety
A Tranquil Ocean
I long for days where my mind is like a tranquil ocean, Instead of tumultuous rapids. Wanting to feel weightless and free, Only to feel the weight of worry and fear pulling me under, fighting to breathe, to be seen or heard. I long for days where I feel pure love and respect for myself,… Continue reading A Tranquil Ocean
Do They Really See You?
Do you know that ache you feel in your chest when your thoughts are trying to take over your mind? The burn in your stomach that tells you it’s starting... The anxiety is rising and even though you’re outside living life, You’re wondering if you’re important to people. You’re wondering if you will ever stop… Continue reading Do They Really See You?
When People Ask How I’m Doing
I just recently started reading the poetry book "Helium", that my sister bought me for my birthday. It was written by Rudy Francisco, one of my favorite poets. This poem stuck out to me because it's a good depiction of how depression feels when it takes over a person. -Jen, xo