Author: Mel

fears, Needing Help, Overthinking, personal growth

Feeling Like A Fraud

Feeling Like A Fraud

Sometimes I think I’m a fraud. I’m sure I am. I have a lot of hobbies and interests and start new projects yet over time a lot of them end up on the back burner. At times I thought I could be a writer or blogger. At times I’ve thought I was one. But how …

personal growth


When we’re in a low mood, it can be hard for us to believe in the good, positive things while our mind is focusing on the negative, bad ones. Our thoughts stick to negative beliefs that we won’t reach our goals/dreams, get what we want, etc.⁣⁣During depressed or anxious periods, it’s hard to see the …

fears, personal growth, Tips and Tricks

Learning To Accept Our Choices

Sometimes we reach points where we are not sure what to do to try to change. It’s not that we aren’t trying. We are trying. We just feel like the progress is so slow that we question whether or not we’ve even made any progress. We might have some days-or even weeks or months-where we …

face to face conversations, fears, Overthinking, personal growth, Tips and Tricks

Seven Tips To Help Stop An Overthinking Overload

Overthinking-when you go into overload it starts to drive you crazy and it starts to drive those you spill your thoughts to crazy as well. It is so easy to start overthinking the small stuff, such as one sentence in an email, making a mountain out of a molehill. You start to worry about this …

face to face conversations, fears, personal growth, shyness

Benefits Of Face-To-Face Conversations

In my last post, I mentioned how I find it much easier to write out my thoughts in certain situations and around certain people. However with the help of one of my former teachers, I’ve been learning more about the importance of having conversations face-to-face since, even though we’ve been using email as well, he …


Coping With Shyness: Reflection and Poem

As someone who is shy and introverted, sometimes it can be hard to open up around certain people and in certain situations. Growing up, I was almost always shy around my teachers. I was that student who hated being called on to answer a question in class and was nervous when presenting projects because I …