when mental illness is a crutch

The big dilemma of the day: when faced with a challenge, is my judgment based off using my mental illness as a crutch or as […] Read More

how to power through a rough week

Last week was not easy. It was a rough week…but I still powered through. Most of the time, I felt like any semblance of progress […] Read More

pulling the plug: complete disconnection on an under-developed island

There’s something to be said about complete disconnection. Disconnection not of your choosing, that happens spontaneously. Imagine all the means to contact anyone you love […] Read More

steps to take when explaining mental illness to others

“Walk a mile in someone else’s shoes…” What a great-sounding but impossible suggestion. We can muster all our empathy and strength, but we can never […] Read More

accept being single on Valentine’s Day

Every year, we come upon this day and fall into two categories: loving or hating Valentine’s Day. More often than not, our opinion is based […] Read More

Day 14: Thanksgiving #GIG2017

As per request, a little tune to get us on the right foot today. Let’s face it. I kind of look over this day. Brush […] Read More

Day 12: Singlehood #GIG2017

I don’t know if that’s even a word, but we’re rolling with it anyways. So if you couldn’t tell already by my lack of social […] Read More

Putting the REAL in Relationships

Remember the days of middle school and high school where all you wanted was to fit in? To make a friend group that portrays your […] Read More

Day 1: Family

When thinking about first starting this challenge,  I knew who I wanted to begin this month with. Mostly because I know my parents for sure […] Read More