It sucks when your mental illness colors how people see you. Believe me when I say You’re not your mental illness. Recently at work — since disclosing mental health problems, I might add— I feel as if I’ve been treated differently than before. It’s hard to know if this is intentional or not. I find… Continue reading what to do when you’re perceived as weak at work
It seems obvious and yet it wasn't obvious to me: my perfectionistic mindset barriers halt my progress as a content creator (and human) every single day. This post could be construed as a list of excuses but I prefer to frame it as a reflection. It's more like I'm explaining the outcomes of a self… Continue reading my perfectionistic mindset barriers to writing, posting, creating
That’s when I realized: I do not operate on autopilot. Ever. In fact I operate on the most manual of piloting, the learning-welding-and-engineering-in-order-to-physically-build-the-pieces-that’ll-make-up-the-plane-that-I’ll-drive type of piloting.
Today I decided to film a day of my life video because this is a period of my life that I don’t think I’ll be in again (without a job and with little responsibilities). You’ll find that my Day in the Life was cut short when my mood swung from hopeful and productive and happy… Continue reading all or nothing thinking – MHM video analysis
Did you know? I started a youseemnormal YouTube channel and this topic is my first video: https://youtu.be/QGhdbU-C0Ms Onto the blog post: Sometimes you have the drive to care for yourself. Sometimes you don’t. On a really really bad day or period, one way you can start to feel better – and I mean better, not… Continue reading how i care for my basic needs when depressed
I tracked my mood diligently over the summer. When I switched to a monthly tracking view, I began to notice a pattern: the weekend blues. Read about how I combat these.