“If only, if only,” the young mother sighs, “I did all the chores;” there’s hope in her eyes. She washes and foldses and relocates toys. She vacuums and bleaches and … Continue reading If Only, a poem about motherhood
Chelsea is a person, much like you. She also writes occasionally, reads often, mothers daily, and sleeps and eats in her free time.
Hi. I’m Chelsea, and I am married to a wonderful, talented, intelligent man who is pretty dumb when it comes to mental illness. Perhaps you know someone like this. Your … Continue reading Depression for Dummies
Hello, there! Feeling depressed? I’m here to offer you a little encouragement. Perhaps you are familiar with James Edgar Skye’s favorite life maxim: Keep fighting. What does that mean, exactly? Is … Continue reading The Cure for Depression: Never Give Up, Never Surrender
We are very close to the end of our list of cures for depression. We’ve covered everything from connecting with a person to talking to a professional to medicating to … Continue reading The Cure for Depression: Don’t Skip What Works
Welcome to suggestion #12 on curing depression. I’ve got a word for you fellow depressors: Mindfulness. Have you heard that one lately? I don’t even social media that much since … Continue reading The Cure for Depression: Meditate, Pray, Journal, etc.
I oughta give you a piece of my One-track Of the same Back of my Presence of Take a load off my Bored out of my Blow one’s Nobody in … Continue reading Mindful, a poem
Aw, crap. It’s morning. Let’s roll out of bed after not sleeping well, glare at our alarm, blame everyone in the world for how terrible we feel, and stalk off … Continue reading The Cure for Depression: A Daily Routine
Good morning, everyone! I’ve been meaning to talk to you all about ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT topics ever besides food and sex, but I kept sitting down to do … Continue reading The Cure for Depression: Zzzzzzz
It’s that time again: time to cure our depression. Way back in May, I proposed that curing isn’t exactly possible -BUT I listed 11(ish) ideas that will help a bunch. … Continue reading The Cure for Depression: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Today on Curing Depression, I’d like to discuss service. You may wonder why this is its own item. When I initially listed it with 10 other suggestions, I felt fairly … Continue reading The Cure for Depression: Get Over Yourself and Help Somebody
I am not looking forward to this article. Whoa –what?! Why wouldn’t I want to type about happy things? I’m the expert, dishing out advice. I should be ALL OVER this topic. I’m … Continue reading The Cure for Depression: Joy
Good morning/afternoon/evening/midnight/snacktime everyone! I am ready to very professionally talk to you about one of my favorite subjects: food. I just spent five luxurious minutes searching for food pictures, and … Continue reading The Cure for Depression: Eat Something Healthy