Posts Tagged as: darkness

everyone has an addiction — what’s yours?

Everyone I know {myself included} has an addiction. Not a chemical or clinical addiction – an addictive coping strategy. Any reflexive response to stress, anxiety, uncertainty, or emotional pain is an addiction. –      Zoning out with T.V. –      Taking the edge off with a glass of wine {or a bottle} –      Mindless eating –      Getting…

six {more} strategies for staying sane

Last week, I chatted about the six strategies I use daily to help me from slipping into the darkness of mental health struggles. I actually use twelve strategies daily (I try, anyway). Here are the other six :: Media. I am super strict with the type of media I expose myself to. I went on…