Being unkind to myself.

Photo by Vera Arsic on Pexels.com When people that I love believe things about me that aren't true, I blame myself for not being able to express myself clearly even though rationally I know that I can't control other peoples perspectives. Still though, I need to learn not to beat myself up so much. I... Continue Reading →

So this happened today…

I came out of the bedroom this morning and met this little guy in the stairwell... Birds come into the house all of the time. The Condo is on the second story and the patio door is always open to let the cats use the litter box. So every couple of months, a bird will... Continue Reading →

Expectations.

Lately the conversation in therapy has been centered around guilt, shame, and expectations. Through a series of discussions I've come to realize that most of the frustration and anguish in my life has been from setting unrealistic expectations for myself that I can't live up to. Mostly expectations that no one else really care's about.... Continue Reading →

My relationship with Anger.

When I was young, my mother and I lived with her parents. My grandfather was a kind, strong, and loving presence. My grandmother was quick to anger, quick to hold a grudge, and not afraid to let you know it. She had a chip on her shoulder a mile wide, and she'd let you know... Continue Reading →

Quality vs Quantity

Six months ago I noticed a lump on the side of my dogs chest. I knew that sometimes dogs get fatty lumps and so I decided to just watch it and see if it got bigger. Then, 5 months later, I notice a different kind of lump has formed on his knee. This one was... Continue Reading →

Pokemon go community day.

My girlfriend is obsessed with Pokemon go. Don't get me wrong. It's a great game. It's fun, gets you out, great way to socialize. It's a fantastic game. But man, is she obsessed. She puts more time into it then I do my console games. And there's nothing wrong with that. We all find things... Continue Reading →

Therapy

A lot of people have the wrong idea about therapy and I want to change that. I started therapy again a few months ago. I'd been to therapy before with fantastic results. I had learned valuable tools to deal with my anxiety and depression that I will use for the rest of my life. It's... Continue Reading →

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