Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place.– Kurt Vonnegut (via anxiety-tips) Via Anxiety Tips
When those crazy OCD thoughts come back, tell them to goto hell where they belong– (via ocdcentral) Via It's OCD, Not Me
They say that eyes are the windows to the soul. Well, mine are windows to the world.
Some days, recovery is just holding on by your fucking fingernail, and that’s ok.– My therapist (via hope-dont-leave) Via Just holding on to hope
"Stay healthy, stay fit."
Anxiety is not rude. Depression is not selfish. Schizophrenia is not wrong. Eating disorders are not a choice. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder is not crazy. Mental illness isn’t self-centred, anymore than cancer is self-centred. It’s a medical illness.– (via numb-anxiety) Via lost.
I have spent
A lot of time
For being unable
To do the
The monsters in your head
are frightening for the very same reason
everyone believes they should not be,
they aren’t real,
because day in and day out
you must live with the knowledge
that your own mind is working against you,
whispering dark things in the middle of the night,
disobeying your desperate cries to stop,
your own mind is a murderous adversary,
an enemy under your own skin,
and nothing is quite so terrifying.
Stop saying you have OCD because you’re neat.
Stop saying you’re anorexic because you’re on a diet.
Stop saying you’re bulimic because you threw up once.
Stop saying you’re depressed because you were sad.
Stop saying you’re bipolar because you had moodswings once.
Just fucking stop glorifying mental disorders in general it’s not that god damn hard.