Telling my mental health journey. Talking about the hilarious everyday madness we call life.


I’m extraordinarily blessed in the napping skills department.

This is me in silent contemplation. Just kidding, I was probably thinking about food.

Guten Tag!

That’s German for “Good day” or “hello” or whatever. I’m Emilia Jade Smith and I am a bilingual European currently living in Germany. I’m so pleased you found me, it’s really quite the jungle out there.

Please just call me Emmi.

I’m your average European woman in her…


Is it just me or have humans become intolerable?

Please all go away. Now. And don’t come back. / Photo by Nicolai Berntsen on Unsplash

I have never been a fan of huge crowds. Just how people are able to delight in diving into masses of perspiring humans will always remain a mystery to me. Like, you know, going to a soccer game which is nothing but a disgusting olfactory assault to one’s nose, not…


I failed to realize this for the longest time

Photo by Oscar Keys on Unsplash

Depression, depression, depression. It’s all I’ve ever known.

But — although seemingly counterintuitive I recently stopped seeing my therapist. No, not for a lack of money. It was because I just couldn’t go anymore. I had reached a point where going to therapy was more draining than staying away. So…

Emilia Smith

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