TMS is a miracle to me – and I don’t believe in miracles.
Lack of energy really sucks.
It’s hard to deal with someone’s experiences with suicidal thoughts and attempts, but it’s something we cannot ignore. Ignorance – especially intentional ignorance – leads to neither understanding nor compassion.
Step one: Make a plan
Other people seem to see my worth, why not me? Right?
The opposite of angst.
Depression has a way of creeping into my life when I’m not keeping myself busy. You too?
Six words others use to describe me vs. six words I use to describe myself. Try it!
You know you’re depressed when…
A “trigger” is something that, well, triggers a certain negative feeling inside you. The most annoying part? It can be anything.
Sometimes, things whirl around in my head like a tornado and they don’t land anywhere.
You can’t take care of anyone else if you don’t take care of yourself first.
An Open Letter to those who think depression and other mental illnesses are a choice and that we can just ‘snap out of it’.
The hole in my heart is back.
One of the symptoms of depression is extreme chronic fatigue. The kind that prevents you from participating in social activities or your favorite hobby or even holding down a job. The kind that prevents you from having a life.
Avoidance doesn’t work.