Tag Archives: mental illness

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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The Mourning Song

This is a fictional essay inspired by current events. If you are concerned about my mental state, I promise I am doing well. Inspiration strikes in weird ways, and I felt I needed to write this. TRIGGER WARNING: This essay … 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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History is All You Left Me – Book Review

This book was sent to me by the publisher as an eARC, this in no way influenced my opinion on the novel. History is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera took me by surprise. In the best and yet … 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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