You are stronger than you think

A letter to anyone struggling with their mental health.  Dear Stranger, I know you’re suffering, and you may be at the point where you feel like no one in the world would care if you just disappeared. But believe me when I say that you are never alone. Even if you feel like those around you won’t …

Acceptance: Uncertain

It’s been a strange week. And I’m not okay. I guess I should say not “well”. It’s been one of those weeks where I keep asking myself why I’m in the current situation I’m in. I hate that I feel in extremes, that I can’t really help how I feel, and that I cry gratuitously. I …

Tea Time: New Year, New Cities, Same Me

Hello, old friend! Come in! Please, sit! Coffee? I got quite a lot as a Christmas gift. Take some chocolate. They’re straight out of Brussels! It really has been a long time, hasn’t it? And I actually mean it this time! We last spoke in September, and it’s already January. How’ve you been? You know …

Quiet Madness

“I would have never guessed.” That’s the most common response I get when I tell someone I have bipolar disorder. I don’t really blame the person for it, nor am I offended in any way. The image most people have of bipolar disorder is someone who is extremely volatile and dangerous, someone who has to spend his or …

The Terrifying Concept of Happiness

Okay, I’ve been gone for quite a while but rest assured I’m alright. Well… I’m decently well. That doesn’t sound too convincing, does it? For the past few days – weeks actually – I kept thinking about this little thing called “happiness”. I came to a realisation that it absolutely terrifies me. I mean, it’s somewhat of …

Feelin’ 22

…almost. Give me a little less than three weeks and then I’ll officially be twenty-two – 9th of July, ahem. I’m just not sure if I can commit to writing at that time since July will be a bit hectic. I’ll be returning to LA on the 1st, celebrating the Fourth of July with my family, having dinner …

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