Day 2 of 365: Self-Reflection Journey

Day 2 of 365: Self-Reflection Journey

What does happiness feel like? Day 2 of my year long self-reflection journey and I again find myself at a loss for words. How do I describe something I am not quite sure I have ever felt?

Day 1 of 365: Self-Reflection Journey

Day 1 of 365: Self-Reflection Journey

What brings me joy? I don’t know. Why are questions like that so difficult? That is the first question I have to answer on the first day of this self-reflection journey and it’s the most difficult one.

Introversion is My Superpower

Introversion is My Superpower

I am quiet and introspective. I am an introvert. Hear me roar (quietly)! There are so many benefits to being an introvert. It’s time we celebrate our uniqueness. We make the world go around, after all.

Introvertism: The (not so) New Superpower

Introvertism: The (not so) New Superpower

Being an introvert has saved me time and time again. I look back on my life, and I know that I would not be where I am without my introverted superpowers. Sure, I have had some slips, trying to fit into a world that values extroverts more than introverts.

My Misconceptions About Medications

My Misconceptions About Medications

I also think that in part, it was that I felt that I was somehow to blame for how I was feeling on the inside. Since all of the things that were wrong with the world around me were totally my fault. Since it was my fault, medication would not help.

My Amygdala Went Rogue

My Amygdala Went Rogue

When I had first started reading about the amygdala hijacking, I assumed that it was the amygdala simply overriding the more rational parts of our brain. It is more than that.

My Father Broke My Brain

My Father Broke My Brain

Broken is how I have always felt. If you shake me, you would hear all of the brokenness rattles around inside me. That is what childhood abuse does to your developing brain.