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Mental Illness Changed My Personality | Sortin’ My Life Out

You know, when you put yourself in a new environment, you notice different things about yourself. Things you’d never known, you could have guessed, and even things you thought you knew. Over the past month, I’ve put myself into a lot of new situations. Or, situations that have become new since my last mental health episode. Since getting better and back on my feet, I haven’t thought much about how a mental illness could change me. Sure, it changed me while I was going  ...

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Sortin’ My Life Out | Prologue

So no one told you life was gonna be this waaaaaay 🎶 Surprisingly enough, no. No one told me I’d be writing a blog series about trying to sort my life out at 25. I wanted to avoid talking about fresh starts, new beginnings, and rebirths, because nothing of the sort is going to be  ...

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Dear 2017

Dear 2017, We both knew that you were going to start off a little differently than usual. I began January in one of the darkest places I’d ever find myself. I was alone, surrounded by people who didn’t understand what was going on, and so treated it like something unimportant and  ...

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Self Care In A Time Of Crisis

I love participating in self care. Sometimes, I participate too much self care. Sometimes I’ll call it self care when all I’m doing it lying in bed all day and eating a whole jar of Nutella. I understand that this probably isn’t a good form of self care, but in a time of  ...

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On the Kindness Of Strangers

Today, I had a bad day. Bad days, over the last few months, have been common for me. There are bad days and there are non-days which, to me, are bad days. But recently, as I’ve gained support and understanding from friends, family, and professionals, my bad days are few. But sometimes,  ...

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