Food For Thought:

“There is hope, even when your brain tells you there isn’t”

John Green, Turtles All the Way Down


Just this morning I had a clear, unequivocal, and well thought out post. Now I find myself staring at the screen, wondering just how in the hell to put into words what I’m feeling. There’s a word for that, too, Read more…


Last week I walked into therapy for the first time in three weeks, feeling generally good about things. Sure I had a couple of stressors since my last session, but overall I was feeling good. I was excited to be Read more…


“I should really write a blog post…” This thought has been gnawing at my brain stuffs for the past week now, along with a long list of other things I should(n’t) be doing. It’s almost 10; I should get out of Read more…


“Trust me, I see the irony in this, but considering writing a post on validation. What do you think?” That’s right, folks. Even I, the ever-confident, unshakable, brilliant author of a world renowned mental health blog ge– Hahahahahahaha, okay, okay; Read more…


“We have more ability than willpower, and it is often an excuse to ourselves that we imagine that things are impossible.” -Francois De La Rochefoucauld Once upon a time, a good friend of mine made a Facebook post about the Read more…


On April 19th of last year, I sat stock still in my car, heart racing as I fought the urge to drive away from the therapy office at full speed. It wasn’t my first foray with group therapy, but this, Read more…


Two posts in one week? I know what you’re thinking- there’s got to be a full moon tonight, or something. No that’s not the case, but there actually will be one on the 31st- just 3 days away for my Read more…


As I sit here nearly choking to death on a single grain of rice, it occurs to me. This could be the end… Evidently (and perhaps to some of your dismay) it wasn’t, but still. It could have been. It Read more…


I spent a good hour after my first appointment with my therapist yesterday, staring out the window- blinking slowly in that dramatized Hollywood way, hoping that somehow it would help me process things easier. Like, if I were to try Read more…


Yesterday I had my second intake session at the local Mental Health Center in which we came up with a treatment plan. If you’ve never had a treatment plan drawn up, it’s essentially a summarization of “why are you here to Read more…

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