A couple of days ago, someone I don’t know well asked me what it’s like living with Major Depressive Disorder. I could tell they were hesitant to ask, but I was so very grateful. Mental illness should not be a taboo topic. We/I need to talk openly. This individual was curious, and had never dealtContinue reading “Wading through Jello”
This is an actual phenomenon that a recent study showed 81% of people experience. Have you recognized a higher level of anxiety creeping in as Sunday winds down into evening? It happens to me most Sundays. Here are some excerpts from the study that I found interesting: “Psychologically, the dread you feel before the workweekContinue reading “The Sunday Scaries – SMONDAY”
I have been in and out of talk therapy since I was 15. Some have been good, some mediocre, but never had a really bad experience. I count that as a blessing. Three years ago, as my baby sister’s death was looming, I connected with a new therapist, knowing I would need guidance to navigateContinue reading “For me, therapy is ESSENTIAL”
Eric and I have been married 10 years. Some might say we are opposites, but I like to look at us as balance, yin and yang. Now, you have to understand my Eric – he is quiet, steady, rock solid, doesn’t say much, and has a rather dry, dark sense of humor. Prefers spending timeContinue reading “The Husband’s Side”
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