Side effects and dealing with them

Everything comes with a price, goes especially well with the drugs. It’s a struggle between trying to be a functional independent person (not aiming to be a Superman) and side effects. I struggle with CPTSD, which can be felt similar to depression, anxiety, ADHD, BPD and OCD combined. People with CPTSD are similar, but we … Read more

What it’s like to have a mental illness?

Mental health is a matter of everyone, not just of people who struggle with it. From my point of view, having some mental health issues, means that you’re often treated differently than you’d otherwise be. Your words matter less, people don’t listen to you or don’t take you as seriously. Not everybody, but especially people … Read more

Fears and insecurities

This is just another thing that’s easier to write and talk about, than actually doing it. But you need to do things in order to change anything in your life. You need to go out of your comfort zone for this too. How much, depends on you and you only. I’ve found these two questions … Read more

In love with your therapist?

If your answer is yes, then you’re definitely not alone. It happens more often than you’d think. Usually this isn’t the “real” love, but rather transference. We can easily see the therapist as an ideal friend or even more, because of the way therapy works. I’m really glad it happened to me too at some … Read more

We all need some change from time to time

We all need some changes in order to progress in life. Sometimes this might even mean that we need to take a step backward. I needed some blogging change, so I moved here. There are many benefits of being @ wordpress.com, but there are also downsides. It depends on what you want to do with … Read more

How to deal with toxic people

borderline

Nobody goes along with everybody. You might be toxic for somebody, while you’re perfectly ok interacting with somebody else. And you don’t even need to have a personality disorder for that. I will focus on the borderline personality. I still live with it on a daily basis to some point, but I improved a lot … Read more

Good memories – Story No. 1

I started those series with some bad memories. Now it’s time to focus on good ones too. To keep things in balance here. A little bit of my background My mom moved a lot when I was a kid and so have I. We landed in her hometown when I was 8 years old. The … Read more