Apart of what keeps me sane is the love of my life, Stephen. When we met 17 years ago, we built our relationship on honesty and trust. Always telling each other the truth no matter what. Being completely open about everything and talking to each other.
When my mind gets in a twist, he is there to unkink me. Pulling apart the layers of what has caused my anxiety and helps me learn what my triggers are so that next time I get anxiety, I am one step closer to getting over it. Controlling my triggers, recognising those triggers and learning to pull back the reins when I feel things are getting too much.
Someone asked me yesterday what medications I use for my anxiety. NONE! I have tried a few and to me, they do not work for the type of anxiety I have. Mine is a learned behaviour which can be unlearned. It’s how I think about things. How I cope with those thoughts. For me, I feel that medications are not the answer.
I feel my anxiety issues are self inflicted. I am ultimately responsible for how I react to my life and the world around me. I mentioned in an earlier post that “Your brain is a computer and you are the programmer”. I need to reprogram my mind and update my software.
I am very blessed to have Stephen in my life to help me along on my journey. He brings balance into my life and helps me to stay sane. I feel it’s important to open up to a trusted loved one who might be able to help you out when you feel like you’re losing yourself. Venting to someone trusted who knows you is very therapeutic.
Pic by @surfcityimages
Tail by @swimtails
I was always an unusual girl.
My mother told me I had a chameleon soul, no moral compass pointing due north, no fixed personality; just an inner indecisiveness that was as wide and as wavering as the ocean.
Lana Del Rey
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A recent custom mini car mala made from aura quartz. I didn’t get a video of it glistening in the sun but I definitely should have! 🚗💨📿
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Happy Mermaid Monday! I took this series of wiggles at the Alberta Street Fair in Portland. Sound on for mysteriously enchanted music. This is the gorgeous mermaid entertainer Una; @una_the_mermaid .
Music from https://filmmusic.io
"Industrial Music Box" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)