Healthy social media habits can help us overcome mental hurdles, and open ourselves up to what is truly important within, as well as around us. There is plenty of coverage on the negative effects social media has on our mental states. However, very little of that coverage follows it up with a way to change […]
Becoming a Step-Father to two incredible kids has changed every aspect of my life, and it has been an absolutely incredible journey. Roughly two years ago, I was a Computer Science student, flirting with the idea of dropping out of College. My mental health had come to a breaking point. My confidence had wilted away, […]
Down Days are depression’s little way of reminding us we have to work to maintain control. Yet, there are things we can do to salvage these Down Days… “Staying Afloat on Down Days” Article https://www.intakecreate.com/2019/08/05/staying-afloat-on-the-down-days/ READING What Love Means to Me https://www.intakecreate.com/2019/07/05/loving-yourself-and-loving-others-what-love-means-to-me/ “This is Who I am: What Identity Means to Me” https://www.intakecreate.com/2019/07/16/identity/ FOLLOW ME […]
Today is a one of those down days. This morning, it was pretty easy to hit the snooze button. Much harder to pull the curtains back. It’s one of those days where everything just feels ‘off’ right from the word “GO”. Living with depression, or other mental health issues can sometimes feel like each night […]
When I take a deep look at my life, I pull it apart to inspect every inch of my existence. Throughout every corner, there is one theme that strings it all together. Respect. Respect has shaped my personality, and kept me (mostly) out of trouble. It has carried with it, three major effects on my […]
Our love deepend, and not once did she ever try to mould who I was. She simply taught me to ask myself deeper questions about myself, and now I know the real answers.
Love is something that always found its home in my mind somewhere between mystery and misunderstanding. Especially concerning loving myself. I went through phases of being enamored with this idea of story book love. Other phases consisted of wanting nothing to do with it. Being convinced all it did was amplify hurt. The turning point […]
I couldn’t resist the urge to stay on brand with the first article in the “What it Means to Me” series. The first word I will delve into is “Create”. What does it mean to me to create? This is a loaded question with a lot of history for me. My soul has always sort […]