Tortured Souls

a blog for creatives, by creatives
Tortured Souls is a place for creatives to learn about the mental and emotional issues artists face with the goal of finding out they are not alone and realize they don’t have to give up their creativity in exchange for their well-being.

I Love Me

  I love me, I love me I don't know about you, but baby I love me Now everybody say, hey-hey-hey Oh, hey-hey-hey, I love me Hey-hey-hey, I love me I don't mean to brag, I don't mean to boast I love all y'all, but I love me the most I don't mean to brag, I don't mean...

Dealing with Feelings – the Logical Way

  You can’t let go of something you don’t own. This (^^) is quickly becoming my new mantra in regards to dealing with difficult emotions. So many times, our instinct is to turn away from difficult or painful feelings. We deny them or mask over them because we don’t...

WOTM: ASK

When I think of the word “ask”, I immediately think about the give and take relationship, and I associate asking with the receiver in such an exchange. During grad school, I had to take this course on how theology and psychology interact with each...

Word of the Month {WOTM}: Introduction

I really love words - reading them, writing them, speaking them. All of it. But sometimes, when I sit down to write I have a hard time getting started. A few weeks ago, I decided I wanted to do a word-of-the-month (WOTM) post where I use just a single word as my...

Why I Love Profanity

I really love that I cuss. Like, it might be in my top-ten-favorite-things-about-myself list. It is not, however, on my husband’s top-ten-things-I-love-about-my-wife list and realizing this caused me to get curious about why I love profanity so much. To the day I die,...