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    Struggling

    We all find ourselves struggling with mental illness. Some of us experience it as a more temporary problem that doesn’t last terribly long. However, a lot of us experience depression that drags on and on. What do you do when your depression won’t remit? When you’re mired down in a horrible funk. Following are 10 […] Read more…

    How a Promise Saved My Life

    How A Promise Saved My Life Trigger Warning: This post deals with suicide. Unfortunately, there have been several times in my life where I contemplated ending it all. At those times, the thought of suicide seemed like a sweet release from the pain. I could not see around it to the other side of depression […] Read more…

    Treatment Resistant Depression

    Treatment Resistant Depression (TRD)—the words no mentally interesting person wants to hear. It is a heavy weight to carry. It’s bad enough to be depressed, but to have no or very little respite from it is awful. I have had TRD most of my life. I have had brief periods where I was symptom-free, but […] Read more…

    Kick Anxiety to the Curb

    Butterflies in your stomach, skin tingling, brain running 100 mph. All are potential symptoms of anxiety. You might also find it difficult to concentrate or focus. In other words, anxiety is very disruptive and uncomfortable. The nastier form of anxiety is panic. Your heart might pound and breathing is difficult. Your whole body feels electrified. […] Read more…

    Overcoming the Past

    Overcoming Your Past We all have some trauma in our past. The key is whether or not you let it define who you are now. Many of us walk around, dragging the burdens of our past, sure that we can’t change the way we feel. Some of us even have Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) […] Read more…

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