Category Archive: mental health

Travel Anxiety.

When I was a kid, I wanted to travel the world and over the years, I’ve been privileged and able to see so much. But as time went on, I got more and… Continue reading

‘It’s All In Your Head’ And Other Things Not to Say

One of the more difficult things about having a mental illness, at least for me, is dealing with people who don’t have a mental illness. It’s hard to explain what having a mental… Continue reading

Where I’ve Been and Hope to Go

ContagiousQueer was a project started in the summer of 2013 as a way for me (Charlie) to be angry while also learning more about the world. It started as a way to learn… Continue reading

Surviving Depression and Anxiety.

Growing up, autumn was my favorite season. That time of the year still holds a very special place in my heart, as I love Halloween and the whole aesthetic of the season too… Continue reading

Self Care.

Over the past years, I’ve done a lot of reading about self-care and mental health, largely out of this intense desire to find the right words to describe my own experiences with depression… Continue reading

Depression, Anxiety, and Capitalism.

When I first started looking into getting help with my struggle with depression, I initially wanted to be treated to be more productive and nothing more. A part of my depression was fueled by… Continue reading

Living with Depression and Anxiety.

The thing about living with depression and anxiety for me is that simple things like showering, regular and consistent sleep, interacting with people, grocery shopping, making my own food, basically anything and everything… Continue reading