Any story of recovery is an awful story to admit, and most of the conflict is an internal fight. Recovery has a lot of beginnings and a long tunnel that you can feel lost in most of the time. The truth is, there is light at the end of the tunnel, and I Am Living … Continue reading How to Transition from Life-long Depression to Life-long Recovery. #13
I recently had a conversation with someone about how to help someone who won’t help themselves. This made me think back to my teens and 20’s. This made me think about how I would unconsciously relive scenes of abuse over and over in my mind. It wasn’t until my early 30’s that I decided to … Continue reading How to Help Someone Who Won’t Help Themselves. #9
Consider this thought… Is growing older in age, with a few aches and pains better with… or without living your great life experiences? Whether your experience unfolds to be a masterpiece or a painful lesson, it’s still growth, is it not?
She had a sense of humor. Even in her most confusing and struggling times, her mind was always there, waiting to jump out just at the right time and make you laugh.She resembled a light in a dark place. 18 months. That’s how long I knew her. I was her caretaker, her chef, her aide, … Continue reading It is better to write of a burning candle than curse the darkness: The Art of Death. #4
This poem is meant to bring you, the reader, into my life-long battle with anxiety and depression. Not the situational depression, such as mourning a death or overcoming a break up. I am speaking of the anxiety and depression that I developed at a young age and spent most of my life trying to cover … Continue reading How understanding the background of my anxiety and depression lead me to a healthier lifestyle. #3