Well well well… it is now 2020!!! We made it in safe and it is truly a blessing. Because somebody didn’t wake up, somebody didn’t make it to 2020, so it is definitely a blessing to see a new year.
I’m wishing nothing but the blessings to you all and your families. I pray and wish that all of our dreams (your dreams) come true, we just have to keep pushing through, we have to understand that not everything is going to go our way. Keep the faith and no matter what… always remember, that it’s never to late to accomplish your dreams, or should I say your goals.
I have many great wishes for all of you… I pray that whoever is going through something, feeling so not loved, or feeling like not a thing in your life is astounding, remember that it’s a new year 2020 its a new beginning, a new chapter, to do and to accomplish your goals. You can make it happen! Don’t let nothing or no one stop you. Do what you got to do for you, you can make your aspirations come true.
A year has gone by and new year anticipates all of us. This new year expects us. A new year comes with promises, resolutions, and last but not least… we can make positive changes in our lives, that’ll lead towards a positive and beautiful future. Take last year for instance, if you didn’t accomplish your goal last year, it’s 2020 a new year let’s make it happen.
A new year is a change, while that change we believe we can change right along with it. It takes dedication, you have to be determined to change. If last year wasn’t your who’s to say this year won’t be?! Just like the freshness from Gain’s washing powder, I hope and pray that the new year brings a lot of excitement and accomplishments for us all. I’m counting my blessing everyone and wishing you all more.
Choose to make the rest of your life the best of your life.
It’sa new year 2020… anything or anybody negative you have to dismiss them. Being around negative people, rubs off on you. Choose to be joyful and not happy because joy is a constant delight, choose to make your goals a reality.
— Face Depression
So once again, HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE, especially to all followers.
I wish you all the best. I wish that the new year brings love, accomplishments, positive changes in life if needed, and I wish nothing but motivation and inspiration to continue to fight, and achieve your goals in life and also to remember that you’re not alone in this. Yeah we may suffer with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, or ocd, but we’re all humans… and we all can succeed and accomplish our goals, and live happy and free.
Hello everyone!! Good evening, I’m screaming HAPPY THANKSGIVING 🦃🍁🍽 TO YOU ALL AND YOUR FAMILY. I hope each and every one of you have a very blessed Thanksgiving. Sending you wishes for Thanksgiving. What are you thankful for??
Good evening everyone!! How is everyone’s Thursday going?? It’s a very happy Thursday for me!! I woke up, thanked God for another day here on earth, brushed my teeth, and took my normal hour bath… and cooked me a little breakfast. I remember when I once didn’t even eat breakfast… I usually didn’t eat until late in the evening, that’s how I know getting the help I needed was in fact, astonishing for me… but yeah I cooked and ate, and I did the normal which is getting on WordPress and checking my blog/notifications, and search and read some other blogs. From my great followers, and more.
While checking my notifications I see my second notification….
Yesss!! 1,000 likes on my blog! I’m so thankful and I’m so happy!! If I could just help someone… (tears) I knew somebody is listening… someone would feel me. Someone would understand me. If I could just help that one, anyone, I was happy. I know how it feels to be diagnosed with a mental illness, and how hard it is to accept it. I know how hard it is to suffer from a mental illness, I know the signs, I know the feelings and thoughts that everyone are/Is experiencing.
It isn’t easy, and I know it’s very painful. I know how it is to not have a support system, or one not as strong as you need them to be, I know about it all. I know how it feels to feel alone. I know how it feels to feel all alone through it. But I found out, I am not alone. I found out mental illness claims so many, even some celebrities are struggling with mental illness. That right there… taught me nobody is perfect, and that it can happen to anybody.
I know how it feels to feel ashamed because of the negative stigma about mental illness. But I also realized not getting the help I needed, and me being ashamed about it, was also like me contributing to the negative stigma about mental illness. And that wasn’t happening. The only thing I wanted to contribute to is to spread awareness about mental illness. To teach others the signs and the symptoms, help others with coping, my journey with a mental illness as well as be a motivation to others. Being a motivation by showing them you are not alone, that there’s nothing wrong with asking for help or needing help, that there is hope, that treatments do work, and that they must never lose focus.
Looking at my notifications and to see my blog “Face Depression” has 1,000 likes is priceless. I’m so excited! And a special thanks to all my followers and new followers. Thanks to everyone who like my blog and takes time out of their day to read my posts. I’m very grateful… because when I first started my blog I didn’t think nobody would actually read my posts or understand where I’m coming from, my purpose. No it’s not 10,000 or 20,000 likes but it shows me that I’m going somewhere, that there’s nice people who actually read and see my creative side, and some understand just where I’m going, and some understanding the journey with a mental illness.
I am very grateful. 1,000 is a lot to me. It’s amazing. I have more courage to move forward.
Because your mental health matters! All of ours!!
Just like other physical illnesses are severe… such as cancer, diabetes, and lupus, mental illnesses is also… such as major depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, and schizophrenia. Just to name a few of them. And there’s so many people with a mental illness that don’t seek help, or treatment. Some may be ashamed or some may be afraid to labeled as ‘crazy’ which you are not, and than there’s some that may be in-denial about it. Some may even be scared… I know I was, because of the negative stigma about mental illness, but I eventually got the help I needed. I realized that me thinking it’ll go away on it’s own… was wrong! Everyday just got worse.
I’m here to tell those who are ashamed to get help, or those that know they need help but have to much pride to admit it/accept it, or even those who think asking for help makes you a weak person…. that getting the help and treatment you need is the best thing you can do for you, and your health. I’m here to tell to tell you, you, you, and you, that no matter the mental illness, without getting treatment things will just grow worse.
I’m very proud that my blog has 1,000 likes. To my followers, my readers… MUAH! Thanks for the support like the comments, the likes, shoutouts. Blogging is still very new to me, I’m still learning. But I’m very much paying attention. The other day I was awarded with the sunshine blogger award from a beautiful blogger of mine, Susi Bocks…
Thanks to everyone!! It’s a honor to be recognized. A special Thank you!! Especially to Ms. Susi Bocks! It makes me feel like I’m on the right track. Even though it’s been a few days ago, thanks so much Ms. Susi Bocks. Like I said blogging is still new to me… I’m not sure how to tag anyone, and I’m not sure if you can even tag on WordPress (lol) but I’m getting the hang of everything slowly but I’ll get there. I am thankful for all my readers, all my followers. I started blogging on mental illness because I want others to understand that it’s okay not to be okay, I want them to know that they’re not alone. Talk to someone, I’m here if anyone needs to talk. I’ll also help you find a good therapist, and counseling. Because that’s what I want… to talk to others and let them all know it’s all okay. I want to show them that getting treatment and counseling… will help them. I want them to understand that mental illness can be treated.
I want to show them that they can beat this! So I will most definitely keep blogging on mental illness. Mental illness gets no type of recognition. But that’s what I’m here for….
P.s I actually started writing this post this morning, at about 10 am… I had 2 appointments with my doctor, and I didn’t get to finish it. Which means I didn’t get a chance to publish it… until just now. But better late than never right?! (lol) I hope you all have a great night… remember to pray before you lay. Goodnight.
Being kind to yourself actually helps you to shake back, live healthier, and to stay on the right track.
Before I start I want you guys to do something before reading this. Look at yourself in the mirror and recite the following about 3 times: Your name, I LOVE YOU. Mean what you say while saying it. Don’t pay attention to anything else. Now anwer this? How did you feel? What feelings occured? Can you feel the words I love you? Some people are drived to tears while performing this simple, but very powerful assignment. Let’s really be honest, In order to love someone else you have to love yourself first. When you love yourself first, life will most defintely take care of the rest. If you cannot love yourself how can you embrace the love of someone else? You are likely to feel undeserving, while yearning for love and closeness of another person. That’s where hostilities occur.
When you love yourself, life takes care of the details because everything else is really minor compared to the faith in of one’s self. Nothing or no one can tear you down.
Self love is most definitely one of the best things you can do for yourself, trust and believe me when I say this, and some may not think so. Everyone has their very own opinion. But I say that self love is important, being in love with yourself gives you self-confidence, self worth and it will actually make you feel more positive. Self love defined as ”love of self’ or regard for one’s own happiness or advantage” has both been conceptualized as a moral flaw or as a basic human necessity.
When you hold yourself really high in esteem and actually know you are fulfillingyour purpose in life, you tend to have more and more enjoyment and a more positive attitude towards your future.
Self-love can really motivate you to adopt healthy habits and to take care of your physical self. You may notice less anxiety and depression and you may notice that you’re more optimism. Self love is the best and it is indeed a better recovery from stress. Self-compassion is a way of relating to yourself that doesn’t involve harsh judging or even punishing yourself for every mistake you make, or every time someone may do better than you.
Self-compassion involves you treating yourself with the same kindness or concern and support that you would to a real true friend.
At times, when faced with difficult struggles, or even confronting personal mistakes, failures, and inadequacies, self-compassion responds with kindness rather than that very harsh self- judgement, recognizing that imperfection is part of the shared human experience.
Forgive yourself and love yourself. Always be true to yourself. You might not believe it, but how you treat yourself sets the principle for how others will treat you.Self-acceptance is the starting point to living a complete life when you show up with your complete self. Admittedly, there are times when you don’t feel at all loveable. It is normal and we’ve all experienced those moments. The honest truth. It starts and ends with YOU.
Your real personality is the most well built/powerful commitment you make to yourself. Your story of unworthiness is a lie made-up from others and increased over time, even though this isn’t really who you are. It is a constant statement and a developed description.
Never feed those doubts, positive or negative because you know what you give life to. Do not let your problems overcome you, use them to strengthen your real power. Work on being in love with the person you see in the mirror who has been through so much but is still standing tall. Stop caring about how you look, because true love from others, they won’t care about your skin tone, hairstyle, or weight.
In order to truly love ourselves, we can not let the way we look define our personal worth. It can’t be our only “calling card” for love, sex, or a relationship. It can’t be what determines our worthiness of joyfulness or family or a promotion at your job. Take a moment to think about it: the people that know and love us the most really could careless about our weight skintone or hairstyle or hair color. Yes the society we live in nowadays is focused, and obsessed with beauty.
Most of us are raised to admire beautiful people, such as successful actors, and models. Worrying about how Beyoncé look, or how thick and beautiful Nicki Minaj is It is what it is. But you are somebody and you are beautiful, don’t those with money and fame fool you. It ain’t all goody goody, trust and believe me.
Win yourself over and know that you’re an absolute 100% drop dead gorgeous catch, so don’t you even dare to treat yourself otherwise. Of course you may need to sometimes remind yourself ,and surprise yourself. Amaze yourself over and over with your musing ways. Don’t compare yourself, life is not a race so stop competing.
Self-love is actually a big journey. It definitely takes a lot of dedication, devotion, and a lot of practice. be determined to love yourself each and every day and you just watch how your best self is blossoming, and your greatest life unfolds. Think about how you really treat yourself on a daily basis as if you were another person, or dating yourself, in a relationship with you. Are you actually good to yourself? Is your mind good to your body, and soul? In my own spiritual journey, I notice at times we all:
*Beat our self upwith harsh self–talk
We set ourselves up for failure with unrealistic beliefs.
Strip ourselves of things we deserve through self-sabotaging behaviors
Stop telling yourself you’re not worth it, and tell yourself you are worth it, and you deserve it. Stop beating yourself up. Love yourself first, and everything else will fall into place. I’m a living witness to this.
Practice gratitude and aim true, write down 6 things that makes you smile, and things you’re grateful for. Be the real you, be the best version of you. Don’t just exist, live!! Find your purpose in life. Than you can share them with the world, if you want too. Listen to your body, take time to give your soul and heart happiness. Remember to always trust your intuition, it’ll never ever, ever, let you down. Appreciate every moment, and every time that we have on this beautiful earth.
Always be kind to others, and expect the unexpected. Be open, and be true to change. Always admit when you’re wrong, because nobody on this earth is perfect. Trust in yourself and know that anything is possible. Know that anything you put your mind tocan be achieved. Straight facts. Always remember you are stronger than you think, and what others think about you, is none of our concern, or none of our business. Everyday that you wake up choose happiness,and know that no one is in charge of your happiness except you. Never be ashamed to ask for help, because the strongest people know when they need help, and the strongest ask for help.
Smile at that stranger everyday, because you never know, just by that moment, how much you made their day. Be careful, and be mindful, of who you open up to, because there’s not many that actually care, and majority just be curious. Now this is a fact, if someone wants to be in your life, trust and believe me, they’ll make they way towards you, they’ll make that time for you. Really though. Don’t worry about the details. Take time to find yourself, and when you find yourself, be that. It’s just that simple.
We don’t meet people just to meet people, trust and believe me, you met them all for a reason. It wasn’t accidental. You all crossed paths for a reason. Step out on faith at least this once in your life and live life with no regrets, and know that it is okay, to not have it all figured out yet. Know that you don’t have to always be strong all the time cry if you have to cry, give yourself time for everything to unfold. Don’t set yourself up for disaster, trying to please everybody. Real love requires inner work. First we must be happy with ourselves, be happy in ourselves, come to know ourselves, and to accept ourselves, and love ourselves. We have to find peace of mind, find our passion and our purpose.
Know that actions speak louder than words. Trust that(your) inner wisdom. Make sure to live the life you love. Some people wait all the way until Friday, all year for summertime, all life for happiness. Don’t you let that happen to you. Everyday, make a promise to fall in love with yourself. Practice self-love on a daily basis. It is vital.
Remember that you don’t have to, and you will not, put up with someone who is careless with your heart. And you don’t be careless with someone else’s heart. What you don’t want done to you, you shouldn’t do it to others. Very simple.
Always surround yourself with people who support you and inspire you. And know that in this moment, right now, you are exactly where you’re supposed to be.
Love yourself first, and everything will fall right in place afterwards.
Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers out there!! We don’t always do what we want to do but we always do what we have to do. We are all so very strong, and no matter what we always get the job done, and we make sure nothing goes undone for our child/children. HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY EVERYONE!!
P.s I know it’s been awhile but my next post will tell you why. Talk to you guys tomorrow. I hope everyone enjoyed their day today!! You deserve it! We all do! 🥰😘
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