Words as Prayer

I’ve been surfing the interwebs on Facebook the last few weeks, and there’s a weird uptick in a particular topic. Or maybe it isn’t so weird, but I’ve just begun noticing it? It could be either, I’m not too sure. Regardless, I’ve been seeing a lot of this on pagan-flavored Facebook groups, and on Tumblr […]

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Leap of Faith

Welcome to Post 501 on the blog! Sometimes you just take a “leap of faith” and go ahead and do something. That’s something I usually struggle with, because I’m overly cautious to a fault. Like, severely cautious. Which means that I’m quite often thinking things over far more than actually acting on them. It’s kind […]

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Fuzzy Bad Feeling

You know that weird feeling in the back of your mind? That one that’s a warning and just tells you to be careful. That thought that something is just wrong or just not right? Well, I’ve been feeling that for about a week now. Something lurking and just bad in the back of my mind […]

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Dynamic Struggles: Post Trauma & Emotional Abuse

Fair warning! I’m going to talk about past emotional abuse & probably what counts as some kind of traumatic history.  Therefore, everything goes on below a very friendly “read more”, because I don’t really want to blast this on the main blog without warning for anyone who doesn’t want to get into all this kind […]

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Holidays & Mental Health

My favorite time of the year is here. — alright, so that’s actually major sarcasm. I really, really hate the holidays. They’re the worst time of the year for me. I’ve touched on that before. So no need to go into a whole novel on that again. Short version: my jackass of a dad decided […]

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OCD Compulsions

Today was a shitty day. Well, beyond that really. Besides the general toughness of work in the ‘busy’ season, I also had to deal with a flare up of my OCD. Generally I’ve been doing pretty good, and that’s thanks to my medication. But occasionally a bad day just presents itself, and today was just […]

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Mentally Ill Online Pagan

Being a mentally ill “pagan” is all sorts of fun. (high levels of sarcasm here) Mostly because of all the people out there the broader community who all seem obsessed with how everything has to be “naturally” done, or go back to nature, etc. etc. ad nauseum, blah blah blah. And it’s not like this […]

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Rough Times

I’m having a fairly bad time lately. My mental health has not been the best, in fact I’m rather a bit stressed out. Work is definitely triggering all my sore points, and causing some destabilization. On top of that, I can tell that I’m kind of swinging between hypo-manic and depressed, teetering on the edge […]

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