So we need to talk about anger. Toxic positivity and people in general not understanding how emotions work and how to deal with them are in the habit of shaming people for expressing anger, especially black women and people perceived as such (Angry Black Woman stereotype). As someone who’s needed to relearn anger as part… Read More Toxic positivity, anger & the mask that’s my smile
We all know insecurities are a part of life. Don’t we all feel insecure about something, at some time in our lives? Some of us feel it more often or more strongly than others, but I think it’s a universal thing. And of course, as an emotional person myself, I got a recent dose of… Read More Writing Insecurities
CW/TW: mentions of trauma, selfharm, and being suicidal. Recently the topic of trigger warnings popped up on my Twitter timeline, particularly in response to some harmful opinions on the topic. Since in my opinion trigger warnings are part of self-care I thought to address some things about it on here as part of my blog… Read More On the Trivialization of Trigger Warnings
There’s nothing like thinking you’re coping with your issues or situation and finding out you were SO wrong. I’ve been down that rabbit hole and it was as you expect one hell of a ride. Hellish. Because I’m not an omniscient narrator and life isn’t fiction I don’t have all the answers and only know… Read More Am I doing this “coping” thing right?
Sometimes it’s hard not to compare yourself with others. To not have expectations and wish to succeed at something terribly hard, which others take for granted, but it’s SUCH a LONG journey. I can be impatient sometimes too. And you now, writers can get it bad with the imposter syndrome stuff. But when you’re disabled… Read More Don’t compare yourself to others
Self-care means different things to different people, but sometimes you just have no energy left. Here’s so low energy ways to do self-care:… Read More Why yoga… when you can STRETCH 😉
You can help yourself on improving your mental health though self-care, starting with being kinder, forgiving, and patient with yourself. … Read More How can I help myself?
Mental health is an important subject to me. Managing my own mental health and helping people around me deal with theirs has been a recurring theme in my life, and probably because of all that, it’s become a recurring theme in my fiction as well. It’s a common thing for many writers, to have recurring… Read More Let’s talk mental health, self-care, and helping others