The One Year Anniversary of 11/05/20

by Jamie Wilson Numb. An aching in my head. Tightness in my chest. My face collapses into my hands, I sit limp on the edge of my bed. The day has arrived. 30 days, 90 days, 6 months, 9 months – and now one year. My back hangs heavy over the front of my body,Continue reading “The One Year Anniversary of 11/05/20”

Hard Things – Can I Handle This?

Spoiler alert: yes, I can! Here’s the proof:  you’ve already survived 100% of your bad days.  You’ve already done so many things that felt impossible or forced upon you.  Nobody panic! (Me internally panicking.) New people, new tasks, old realities, old coping skills, new coping skills, responsibilities, goals, fears and hopes. Just another day ofContinue reading “Hard Things – Can I Handle This?”

Everything’s Not Lost

“…if you ever feel neglectedand if you think that all is lost…” – Coldplay I love this song. When I feel neglected, it boils down to neglecting myself.When I feel light, it comes from a place of self-love.How is my internal dialogue going? 👍👎Because my interactions with the outside world will be filtered through myContinue reading “Everything’s Not Lost”

Trigger Warning***What PTSD Looks Like For Me

Hello, welcome friends. I hope you’re day is productive and peaceful. Sometimes we have days that are not peaceful, though. Life lessons, growth opportunities (bleck) and just blah days are a normal part of life. Sometimes something can just be off, but can’t quite put your finger on it; that’s life. C’est la vie. OnContinue reading “Trigger Warning***What PTSD Looks Like For Me”

Why People Don’t Change (But I Am)

Can people change? Especially, can adult humans change? Yes! The adult brain CAN grow and change and repair itself, yay! So why are there so many hurting people, not growing? Simply put, growing requires letting go, and many people are uncomfortable doing that. Letting go – shedding layers of protection leaves too many feeling tooContinue reading “Why People Don’t Change (But I Am)”