12.12.12 (part 1)

"Okay Jordie, it's really time to get out now..." my dad calmly explained to me for the fifth time, and he was right. As I climbed out from the passenger side of my dads truck the bitter cold air whipped me in the face, almost like karma was trying to slap me for all the … Continue reading 12.12.12 (part 1)

Loss: How I Explained Death to My Toddler

In the last few weeks I have had three deaths in the family. Each being significant to me in there own way. The most recent being the absolute most difficult, most difficult out of all losses I have experienced. Meme (my dads mother) passed away this past week after a long battle. She was such … Continue reading Loss: How I Explained Death to My Toddler

Grief: The Grieving Process

Everyone grieves in their own time and way, some more healthy than others, but all with the hope of the same outcome. I have experienced the loss of some extremely important people to me, and each loss I tend to grieve slightly different than the one before. I have had more then listed but these … Continue reading Grief: The Grieving Process

Accepting help: whether you think you need it or not

So as for accepting help, it is never easy, never. No matter if you know you need help or you are in complete denial, someone offering help can often feel judgmental or even condescending. This doesn't mean the persons intentions are in the wrong place, it is a hard thing, accepting the fact you can't … Continue reading Accepting help: whether you think you need it or not

The 16 personality types using the Myers-Briggs: type indicator

MBTI is a test used to measure how people perceive the world and how they make decisions. INTJ, ISFJ, INFJ, INTJ, ISTP, ISFP, INFP, INTP, ESTP, ESFP, ENFP, ENTP, ESTI, ESFS, ENFJ, ENTJ. INFP - intense, quirky ENFP -quirky, gentle, friendly INFJ - anxious, empathetic ENFJ - empathetic, passionate, driven ISTJ - traditional, reserved, logical … Continue reading The 16 personality types using the Myers-Briggs: type indicator

Being an EMT with Mental Illness: what it’s like

Being an EMT is difficult both mentally and physically add multiple diagnosis to the mix (Anorexia, Depression, Anxiety + Panic, PTSD, OCD, and ADD) and things can get even more difficult to handle, it is important to have coping skills in order to handle it. If I had not been on my medications for five … Continue reading Being an EMT with Mental Illness: what it’s like

#EndTheStigma

There is such a negative stigma attached to mental illness. This is caused by the majority of people not knowing enough actual facts about mental illness. Many people believe the misconceptions they hear and don't do the research, the vast majority of people are falsely judging a disorder they know nothing about. Many people suffering … Continue reading #EndTheStigma