What to Do When Pursuing Your Dreams Seems Too Hard

I've lately been struggling with my dreams. I have visions and plans that I want to achieve, but achieving them seems impossible. And yet is giving up the best option? Something inside me says no. Even though it would be far easier just to surrender, if I did surrender, what would I be left with? … Continue reading What to Do When Pursuing Your Dreams Seems Too Hard

4 Ways to Improve Your Self-Care Routine (Or to Start One If You Don’t Have One)

Every person on this planet needs to take care of himself or herself. It's something we owe to our dignity as a human being. And besides, who doesn't want to be healthy and happy and whole? No one. However, sometimes we get stuck in a rut or don't know where to start. We all need … Continue reading 4 Ways to Improve Your Self-Care Routine (Or to Start One If You Don’t Have One)

5 Things Never to Say to Someone With Depression

When we see someone suffering, of course we want to help. This is especially the case when we have a loved one who is going through the pains of depression. Unfortunately, however, those who try to help, though well intentioned, often say exactly the wrong thing. What seems like a simple solution to them is … Continue reading 5 Things Never to Say to Someone With Depression

8 Things I Wish I Had Known When I Started Treatment of My Depression

We've all heard the cliche that hindsight is 20/20. It's an old saying, but it's true. My hindsight has given me so much depth of understanding about my life, especially as regards my mental illnesses. Obviously, it wasn't meant to be that I should know in the past all that I know now, and yet … Continue reading 8 Things I Wish I Had Known When I Started Treatment of My Depression

This Technique Nearly Eliminates My Daily Anxiety

I suffer from anxiety. I haven't hidden that from you because I think it is something important to talk about. There is frequently a stigma surrounding those people who have mental illnesses, but I don't think that's fair. I think everyone needs to understand what these things are all about, what people suffer, and what … Continue reading This Technique Nearly Eliminates My Daily Anxiety