Tag Archives: mental health

I’m Good. I’m Okay. I’m Fine.

TRIGGER WARNING: Depression, Anxiety, Suicide Ideation.  “How are you?” should be the easiest question to answer. It’s the entry into the world of small talk. I hate small talk. It doesn’t feed my soul. “I’m Good.” “I’m Okay.” “I’m Fine.” … Continue reading

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Depression is a Neighbor

This is a short story I wrote for a contest. I did not get chosen this year but I was last year so it’s okay. I did want to share this story with all of you. It means A LOT … Continue reading

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Mental Illness: The Full Time Job

I contemplated writing this for a long time. Not because I am ashamed,no none of that, but because I didn’t want to sound ungrateful or whiney. My anxiety told me an excessive amount of times that this might not be … Continue reading

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4am Anxiety

  It’s hard to put into words what it feels like when I can’t get my mind to just quiet down. To pace around our apartment at 3am like the ghost of Christmas past. I move from the bed, to … Continue reading

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A Little Louder for the People in The Back – A Look at Mental Illness

I feel tired. I feel tired all the time. Anxiety and depression can do that, but having to explain myself a million times also does that. I get tired of getting skeptical looks, and strange waves of anger from people … Continue reading

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Furiously Happy – Book Review

Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things by Jenny Lawson Jenny Lawson is someone I admire greatly. This book is a collection of essays, and it made me laugh at a time when laughter was hard to come by. … Continue reading

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Life is Strange – NEEDS A TRIGGER WARNING

My main concern with this “game” came about when I finished the most recent episode, Episode 4, titled “Dark Room”. I will try to avoid Spoilers but here’s fair warning that some of what I have to say may very well ruin the plot points for you.

Many people in the world suffer through mental illness, honestly I include myself in that group. I suffer from anxiety. This game had me feeling really uncomfortable this last episode. Continue reading

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