Living With Depression: Things We Wish People Understood

Depression isn’t a sign of weakness. There are points where I wish I could just quit, but I don’t. Just existing feels like the hardest thing sometimes. Please be understanding and kind. It can be anyone. Usually you don’t see it because we learn to wear a mask. Just because I’m laughing doesn’t mean I’m not hurting inside. Just because I smile doesn’t mean I’m always okay. And it’s okay to not be okay sometimes.

How I Became Happier By Shifting My Focus

I didn't get my drivers license or even my permit until I was 20 years old. Why? I was absolutely TERRIFIED of driving! Just thinking about it spiked my anxiety! Up until moving to California, the only city I'd ever driven in was Salt Lake. I planned activities around driving downtown, I asked whoever was with …

Road Trip 2017 – California, Here I Come!

Mechanical bull riding in my underwear, my friends and I making up our own words, my first tattoo, California Adventure nearly for free, lots of caffeine, a limousine ride around Vegas at 3am, rock collecting, getting caught in a flash flood, playing the ukulele and chasing birds at the beach, hours spent in the car …