I Am Not My Illnesses

In yogic philosophy there is the concept of the known and the knower, or the field and the farmer. You observe your body, your mind, and your thoughts, but you know that is not who you are. The knower, your true self, is a soul with an inner, divine light who sees your body, mindContinue reading “I Am Not My Illnesses”

I Started Yoga School: My Longtime Yoga Teacher Training Goal Realized as a Spoonie 200 YTT Yoga & Ayurveda Center

Before I developed chronic pain, I had a host of mental health disorders. Two biggies were dissociation and anxiety. I would bump into people walking around in public, duck out of hallways to be met by a face too flustered to apologize (and not sure to apologize). Not to mention my health was poor inContinue reading “I Started Yoga School: My Longtime Yoga Teacher Training Goal Realized as a Spoonie 200 YTT Yoga & Ayurveda Center”

Mental Health Awareness Month: Schizoaffective Disorder

There’s been a lot of talk about neurodiversity in the media at large in the past few years. 99% of neurodiversity talk has been aimed at the autism spectrum and how autism is basically just fine and spiffy, just different. While this is good and I’m happy for any positive representation a group is getting,Continue reading “Mental Health Awareness Month: Schizoaffective Disorder”

Mental Health Awareness Month AKA My Life: Why I Am Thankful For Every Night I Spend With My Husband

My husband and I’s new relationship may seem unorthodox, but we know better days are ahead as we work together on our problems.

National Mental Health Awareness Month: Trichitillomania

Eventually the docs would tell me that all the chemical grief I went through as a child and teenager was unnecessary, but hindsight is 20/20. You live with what you are and what you become. Own it.

The Absolute Realness on PTSD and Marriage

We’ve discovered that letting each other be open and vulnerable even over stuff the other thinks is stupid is the key to getting through our current situation. I’m no longer hearing monsters in the night.

Product Review: Foster-Stephens, inc White Heirloom Wedding Gown Storage and Preservation Box

Disclosure: Bear in mind that some of the links in this post are affiliate links and if you go through them to make a purchase I will earn a commission. Keep in mind that I link these companies and their products because of their quality and not because of the commission I receive from yourContinue reading “Product Review: Foster-Stephens, inc White Heirloom Wedding Gown Storage and Preservation Box”

Reflection

I follow the Memes for Jesus page. One time I actually messaged them and got no response. Recently I thought of a meme about PKs, or preachers kids. Often times in the comments of the Instagram page people seem to have the idea that the PK does whatever they want. That wasn’t my experience. MyContinue reading “Reflection”

Fighting the She-Wolf: Fibromyalgia Painger Coping Techniques From a Weird Hippie

How I’m getting through the night with some new age techniques.