I wish my decoy wasn’t to look for flaws in an argument or even set out to see things from a different perspective however, I guess if I really wished … Continue reading I don’t love everything about my body.
I have learned, the hard way, that giving advicecan be a double-edged sword. Whether you are asked to give it or not, people may be offended. There can be many … Continue reading Giving Advice
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
There are times I find that it’s hard for me to accept how things have turned out in life, being 27 and unable to work due to chronic illnesses such … Continue reading Retrospective
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
The last two years have been hard as social anxiety has taken focus in my life. I have lost so much of myself. Who I was, and what in my … Continue reading What I Have Given up to Social Anxiety
What I share below is something I never have verbalized to anyone in full. I share here, in a judgment-free zone, to start a conversation about something I feel is … Continue reading You Are Enough
Anxiety creeps in and doesn’t whisper sweet nothings into my ear. It screams at me, “You are weak! No way in hell can you do this! Quit! Go hide!” I … Continue reading Asking: Is Medication the Answer?
A Conversation About the Mental Illness Stigma I wanted to open this blog post with this, the stigma surrounding mental illness is real. I see it every day. It is … Continue reading Will the Mental Illness Stigma Ever end?
I have suffered from depression on and off for much of my life. Some episodes have been worse than others. But with each one, in time they passed. While I … Continue reading My Friend is Depressed: What Do I Do?
Letting go of people is never fun, (especially if it’s over the side of a cliff) yet I am growing, and might I add painstakingly, to realize it’s just a … Continue reading Letting go of toxic relationships.
Some days, you win. Other days, you learn. There is no loss. Your mental illness does not define the core of who you are, and it most certainly does not change what you’re meant to do – and we’re all here for something.