5 Warning Signs of a Manipulative Friend

No friendship is perfect. It’s unavoidable to encounter challenges in any relationship, even with the friends whom we feel closest to. Yet in the long run, our best friends should be the people we can trust and feel comfortable with. When we share history with someone, we tend to overlook things they do that don’t feel

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Why You Should Open Up About Your Mental Health

Photo by Helena Lopes on Pexels.com[/caption] If you’re struggling with depression, anxiety, bi-polar or other mood disorders it’s important that you know one thing: it’s much more common than you think. I know how just scary it is to go through this thinking that you are alone, and especially how overwhelming it can become when

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Learning to Trust Yourself

From a young age we become accustomed to chasing recognition and approval- whether that may be from our classmates or our teachers. It’s not always easy to catch this habit. We rely on others in many forms. Sometimes, it’s asking someone whether or not you should post a photo. Other times it’s something much more

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“Ashes”

Ashes the small town she grew up in became engulfed in dancing flames memories burnt to ashes among forgotten names her heart begged her to run but something told her to stay light broke through the dust filled clouds revealing just who to blame she spent her life burning bridges wasting away her worry filled

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Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

Stop comparing your success to others. If you are proud of yourself and what you have accomplished, then you are doing just fine. Growing up in an age where everyone’s lives can be posted online with the click of a button, it is difficult to resist comparing ourselves to others. We are constantly reminded of

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Letting Go

“Sometimes, I catch myself smiling at the mere thought of you. More and more I can see myself changing and it’s all for the better. That’s what good people do. They heal you.” Before I knew my worth, I was drawn to toxic friends. I would cling on to old friendships for the glorified memories

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