CategoryMental Health

Mental health is an important topic that gets swept under the rug far too often. People do not talk about these types of illnesses — or even their thought processes! — simply out of fear of being judged or misunderstood. It is totally understandable, but this needs to stop.

There will be LESS of a stigma surrounding these topics if more of us can find the courage to SHARE our struggles, insecurities, & hopes & dreams. So, Confidence & Chaos is tackling this issue, rather than waiting for someone else to jump.

Thus, find posts that pertain to mental health or retraining our brains & thought processes here.

Five Things to Smile About

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I have taken on a rather “Negative Nelly-type” attitude lately. I’m not fond of it. SO, I decided to take a more lighthearted approach this morning, focusing on a few fabulous things in my life. . . I betcha you can appreciate some of these things too! So. . . In no particular order:

Teetering On a Ledge

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Lately, I feel as though I have been teetering on a ledge. . . I either want to curl up & fall asleep or I want to attack my surroundings like a maniac. . . Sorting & organizing & cleaning. . . There’s SO much I want to accomplish, but I just don’t feel like I have the energy to bother. There was a glimpse of motivation yesterday morning when I used catching up on one of...

Just Thinking Out Loud

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I have certainly not made it a secret that I have a ton of gunk floatin’ around up in my noggin’ at any given point in time! Sometimes it’s funny. . . Sometimes brooding & almost dark. . . Others, it’s downright emotional girl crap. . .  And, still other times, it’ll barely make any sense to anyone but me. Either way, from time to time, I need to purge my brain...

For This, I Am Grateful

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So. . . I have a little bit of a confession to make. For whatever reason, it makes me feel ashamed to admit this; I am not entirely sure why. . . But it is what it is. It’s a struggle to come up with the right words. . . (Me?! At a shortage of words?! What HAS this world come to??) BUT, maybe I can “paint you a picture” with a few of the events of the past twenty-four hours. . .

My Happy Monday

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Everyone needs an outlet. . . Something they enjoy that lets them blow off some steam or get their thoughts organized or whatever. One day, I’d like to be more active on a regular basis & maybe that’ll turn into one of my outlets. In the meantime, writing here is what does that for me. You can’t even imagine the extra peace of mind it gives me to just get my thoughts out of...

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