When we are thrust into the whirlwind of a depressive episode, whether it last for a few days or weeks or more, eventually there is the breakdown,… Read more “Depression Hangovers”
How bout we all stop pretending that we’re concern-trolling a fat person because we’re earnestly worried about their health?
There’s a lot of ink being spilled these days on a new subset of mental health diagnoses that describe the experience of people who don’t appear to… Read more “So you think you’re high-functioning?”
I’ll find my eyes scanning the lines— pages and pages will go by and slowly it’ll occur to me that I haven’t registered a single word of… Read more “I’m So Depressed I Can’t Read”
I was asked recently, ‘Do you value your own life?’ It’s a strange question, one I don’t think people often ask themselves. Even those of us with… Read more “Your Body Loves Your Life Even When Your Mind Does Not”
I was reading about some Influencer this morning—I won’t name her, don’t feel that that’s appropriate—but she’s fairly widely known in the whole Instagram sphere— an ambitious… Read more “What Do I have to Say?”
Recently one night I was being a potato person–wrapped up in blankets and sprawled out on the recliner, some trash reality show on the tv. I was… Read more “Make the Effort to Make Yourself Feel Hot — or at Least Not Ugly”
Whats it like to travel with an anxiety disorder? How often does it happen that our anxiety drains the joy out of adventure and experiencing a new place? Is it possible to still love and benefit from travel even for those of us with anxiety?
I know some of y’all out there are like me who’ve maybe been raised or maybe battered by your circumstances into being shifty-eyed, hunched over, skittish introverts… Read more “Don’t Apologize for Stupid Shit”
After a suicide attempt, they all tell us to re-connect with our support people. What if we don’t have support people? What if we ARE alone?