Food For Thought:

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

John Green, Turtles All the Way Down

Category: It’s a Beautiful Life


Marilyn Ferguson, Batman, Patrick Swayze in Roadhouse, and every hippie chick on Tumblr has drummed up some rendition of: “it’s gonna get worse before it gets better.” Having been through my share of “worse” days, the phrase became a bittersweet mantra. Read more…


[Translation: A Real Wonderful Life With This Remarkable Brain Of Mine] This week I started a dog walking gig with a 40 minute round-trip commute. While normally I’d just turn up NPR/Michigan Radio like the old person that I am, Read more…


So yesterday was exactly six years since my car accident. I knew it had happened September 20 something-or-another back in 2011, but it wasn’t until I was reviewing my old report from my neuro psych testing that I started to Read more…


Why? From the age of three when our restless young minds simply must know why the sky is blue (at 3:27 in the morning, no less) to our early twenties when we’re eating a pint of ice cream on the Read more…


What makes you think you’re crazy? I find myself looking her in the eyes for the first time in the five minutes I’ve been in her office. I expect her to start laughing and tell me she’s just kidding. She doesn’t. I Read more…


There’s only so many things that can run through your head when you get the following 3 notifications in a row: Samantha sent a photo. Samantha sent a photo. Same flannel, same mirror, same blood ?? And I’m pretty sure every Read more…


“Brit Grah! I’d forgotten what fine sport you mortals can provide!” Fellow Elder Scroll fans– ring a bell? This is the response from Mirmulnir, one of the dragons you fight in Skyrim. It is also here where you discover that Read more…


It’s 11:09PM, and I’m feeling insomniatic, wondering what time it will be when I get out of my head enough to check the time again. Autocorrect doesn’t consider insomniatic to be a real word, but it’s also saying that Autocorrect Read more…


On a good day, I’m lucky if I can make a phone call without tearing my own eyes out. It’s surprising to think that I could handle being toted through a crowd of hundreds some odd people by a short mustachioed Read more…


This morning I read an article entitled “How I Treated My Panic Attacks and Anxiety– Without Pills”. Being that I’m currently weaning off of my medication, I was curious to see what wisdom this nervous sage could bestow upon me. Unfortunately Read more…

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