As the rainy season starts, my moods start to shift again. I’ve been trying my best to fight this downward spiral, but it’s always been very difficult. And whenever I fail, like what is happening now, I can’t help but feel even more ashamed, frustrated, and hopeless. I feel a whole bunch of feelings at… Continue reading What is all this for?
These days, it's a lot harder for me to find the right words to say when trying to comfort people who are struggling or dealing with heartaches. It's not because I don't care enough, but because I don't want to make the situation worse. And so I always have to ask myself a number of… Continue reading Changing the Script and Finding Words That Heal
Yesterday in therapy, K (my therapist) and I had our best session yet. It left me feeling relieved knowing our hard work is paying off. At one point, we looked back at my progress and revisited my goals. K has always expressed her confidence in me. Sometimes I feel she may be overestimating my abilities,… Continue reading Control and Connectedness