healing

How to heal fully and properly.

Kiasza K4 months ago
Falling Apart in Fall
Jeff Buckley // "I have no advice for anybody...except to, you know, be awake enough to see where you are at any given time, and how that is beautiful...even places you hate." From Nitch.com. I'm in a place I've never been. I left my lover, I'm buried in family problems, my finances are crumbling, and my future is approaching. Fast. My moods fluctuate with the weather and the weather is always changing. I'm alone for the first time in my life. It's difficult to remain positive at times when your...
Vincent Graziano4 months ago
The Pain of Regret
“The pain of discipline or the pain of regret.” This is a sentence I heard in some “take over your life” motivational videos that you come across on Facebook or something. I wrote this line down and s...
Morgan Sankofa4 months ago
Satiated-Healing Anxious Attachment
Who is ready to join me in my healing journey? I am asking myself the question: how do you love and let go? I am a giver. When I think about what compels me to act this way, a lot of it has to do with...
The Key to This Life
Those of us who have suffered loss, tragedy, and lived a not so stellar life are very familiar with hindsight or we never truly overcome it. The point where you can say you’ve been granted an epiphany...
Remi Robertson4 months ago
The Story of How I Broke My Face
April 20th, 2018 was just an average day for me. I went to school, ate lunch with my friends and then went with my team to my softball game. What I didn’t know was that on that day, my life would be c...
M F4 months ago
To the Girl Trying to Heal
"Grief is like the ocean. It's deep and dark and bigger than all of us. Pain is like a thief in the night...quiet, persistent, unfair...diminished by time and faith and love.” -'One Tree Hill' We thin...
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Katrina 4 months ago
Mental Filters—We All Have Them
Have you ever sat back and thought about the overall theme of your thoughts? Are your thoughts mostly negative? Is there a specific pattern you can recognize? Do you wonder why you keep having negativ...
LeAnn Murch4 months ago
New Beginnings
I've hated life since I could possibly remember, mostly because I had shitty parents as a child but also because I've realized this world is full of hateful people. I come from a real crappy upbringin...
Allie Cornett4 months ago
Fear Is Strong, Drive Is Stronger
I have not written in a long time but I needed a better outlet to do it. This last year has been amazing and sucked all at the same time. I have been dumped, broken off with people, lost friends, but ...
Lauryn Thomas4 months ago
Running at Night
Dear Darkness, I'm not afraid anymore. So many more things are triggering my anxiety these days; am I too chubby? Is my face disproportioned? Am I meant to be here? Am I really smart enough for univer...
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Melanie S4 months ago
Chaotic Notes to Myself #1
I always say the things are meant to be and everything that happens, happens for a reason—both good and bad things are what we need in our lives. I believe that the Universe balances them accordingly....
Amelia Rose4 months ago
Waves
I always find myself right back here. The home I grew up in is about a three minute drive from the nearest beach with a wide view of Lake Michigan. I drove there all the time for sunset or to dance in...
Natalie Comerford4 months ago
Moments
I have spent the last two years wishing that things were different, that I was a different person. The moments that have defined me have been the moments when everything overwhelms me, the moments whe...
Eden .4 months ago
Beginning Life After Death
If you're like me and have survived a long, agonizing illness... well, let's face it, I'm not going to draw a large audience with that line. If you've faced a huge obstacle in your life and have done ...
Ashly Arbes4 months ago
My Other World
There is nothing like that feeling of first seeing those waves. The feeling of awe, that longing to stay forever. The sound that soothes your soul. No therapy session can touch what this place does to...
L M Anderson4 months ago
The Dust of Our Bones: Pt. 4
It was a frequent stop for me and although I hated it, I was familiar with the routine. How easy it was to stop in after a work errand and grab a drink for a coworker. The corner gas station was not a...
Lesley Anne Armour4 months ago
A Kind of Friendship
This is my story of a teenage friendship that only took place on the way to school. Unlikely really given it was thirty minutes a day at the most and it was between the beautiful girl and the plain Ja...
Vivia Leigh4 months ago
Branded
“What do your tattoos mean to you?” He asked. They mean to remind me of how I’ve overcome. My first tattoo is across my forearm. I got this tattoo with a friend over my birthday. Each tattoo was a bir...