The benefits of being a highly sensitive person

Being a highly sensitive person can be extremely painful, but also extremely beautiful. It doesn’t make you mentally ill or awkward, you’re just different. But you might indeed be more prone to anxiety issues, depression, etc. People with BPD are usually HSP too, but the reverse is not true. There are some differences between the … Read more

The benefits of crying

Our emotions are like poo. If they get stuck somewhere, you might feel constipated. Just in a different way. You know all of the tension, anxiety, body aches and many more unpleasant feelings. You can relieve some of them through crying. Many people still believe that crying might be a sign of weakness, but it’s … Read more

You matter #2

Sometimes we forget the importance of our existence. And how strongly we influence each others. Sometimes a single word change a person’s life. For better or for worse. Don’t take yourself for granted. Because you matter, you truly do. No matter how unimportant you might feel sometimes. I would like to thank all of you … Read more

About that always missing part

There’s one thing that many of us have in common. It’s that constant craving thing. No matter where you are or with whom No matter how great things are in life, you can’t get rid of the feeling that there is always something missing. Not all the time, but many times. This feeling can push … Read more

The post-depression blues

Depression can make us really selfish. At least this is what it did to me. I used to function in a way that I put everyone before me. I really wasn’t a selfish person, even when I’d needed to be, for my own good. Setting some healthy boundaries just wasn’t my thing. The difference between … Read more

Looking for some help with writing

Even after all my psychotherapy thing, I still find it really difficult to seek help when I need it. This time I would need some of your, dear reader. I overthinked everything for a 1000 time, deleted some posts, write them again and there, after a few days of playing some drama in my head, … Read more

Let’s talk about (C)PTSD

Many of us have PTSD or even CPTSD. But too many people are quiet about it, suffering in silence. I did it as well, but I’ve learned that talking doesn’t hurt. It can even help if you’re surrounded by the right people. Thank you dear readers for being one of them as well. I’ve collected … Read more

You are not your diagnosis

When it comes to mental health, I can be a walking psychiatry book. I was misdiagnosed a couple of times, I was able to sent away some of the “demons”, but I always keep one or two in my head. Just in case I was getting bored. Joke aside. Since we don’t use much appropriate … Read more

15 traits that mentally strong people have in common

What are the true signs of mental strength? Does it mean that you never break while you look and feel like a rock? Not really. 15 traits that mentally strong people have in common Acknowledging your weaknesses Adaptability Changing your mind Empathy and compassion Expressing emotions Failing Improving yourself Kindness Patience You are open to … Read more

How To Make Loneliness Less Uncomfortable

Loneliness is not a pleasant feeling. No matter how hard you try, you can’t completely avoid it. But there are some ways to make it less uncomfortable. You can do this by accepting it. But how can you accept such an unpleasant feeling? Even loneliness can be good for something (still unpleasant, but good). The … Read more

Pay attention to your attention

I came across an interesting talk about attention. I practice mindfulness for quite a while and it’s been really helpful so far. But you need to be consistent. Doing it once or twice and then forget about it won’t do the trick. It was also an obligatory part of my recent psychotherapy. Priceless add-on to … Read more