Tag Archive: depression

Random thoughts on depression and mental health.

Having some sort of predictability in a schedule is something that I really miss. As a freelancer, my schedule is almost always all over the place and while I understand that work and… Continue reading

‘Other people have it worse’ and other terrible things said to people with depression and anxiety.

I have depression and anxiety. Being able to say that phrase was incredibly difficult for me at first because I didn’t want to admit that there was something wrong with me. I didn’t… Continue reading

Pokemon Go.

As I’m writing this, Pokemon Go has been out for close to two weeks but for the most part, remains really popular. Some have complained about the game, saying that it’s just another… Continue reading

My Depression is Always Present.

Having depression and anxiety has dramatically shaped my life because I’ve struggled with both for almost as long as I can remember. Looking back on my life with a better understanding of mental… Continue reading

My Own Self.

There are so many things that depression and anxiety has changed about my life and it took years for me to fully realize this.  I’ve lost friends, missed out on parties and events,… Continue reading

depression, again.

Depression is more than just a brief feeling of sadness. And I really want people to know that. For me, it’s this emptiness and loneliness and sorrow. It’s seeing the beauty of life… Continue reading

Living through and supporting suicide attempt survivors.

(tw: suicide) Buzzfeed recently released a video of four suicide attempt survivors talking about their lives leading up to the attempt and how they’ve coped since. (tw: suicide and rape)

Gaslighting.

During one semester at my alma mater, I was involved in a student movement on my campus that called for more inclusive policies from the administration in relation to LGBTQ+ identities. For those… 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

Getting out of bed.

I spend a lot of time sleeping or just in bed. Most days getting out of bed or out of my place is hard. Home is comfy, there are blankets and pillows, and… Continue reading