Humor is my go-to, my safety net, and my comfort zone. When in doubt, I laugh it out and make fun of myself because otherwise life will hurt. Ugh. Some may see right through my attempts, but making jokes is my coping mechanism. It's my survival tool and the barrier between me and a full… Continue reading In Case of Emergency, I use Humor.
For some reason I have this entirely unhealthy mindset that I don’t need anyone but myself to survive. I know it’s unhealthy and a giant lie, but still, I’m over here with an attitude and high anxiety thinking I’m better off alone. I know that I’m not. I know that I need human connection beyond… Continue reading You Need Friends
“I am too old to be this broken.” The words were even more real as I wrote them down. “I have worked too long and too hard on myself to still be having setbacks. When will I see an end to all my problems?” I wrote the words, or rather I typed them, and I… Continue reading Not Broken, Still Healing
It’s May and that means it’s mental health awareness month! Self Love Coffee writes articles every week that touch on mental health, personal growth, and other related topics. We are so grateful to be a part of such a supportive community that embraces vulnerability to raise awareness for mental health. This week I want to… Continue reading Mental Health and the College Experience
Am I alone when I say that the best part of my day is when I get to go home from work? The reason I get so excited about being at home is because of my little furry love bug, Bernie Sanders. No, not that Bernie Sanders.... This Bernie Sanders. He's a two year old… Continue reading Dogs >