How do you remain optimistic with a diagnosis of depression?

Gratitude: At the end of the day I take stock, I write down what I am most grateful for that day.  Some days it’s a really easy task, and other days it’s incredibly hard.  When I’m in a dark space I reach to find things like nice weather etc but the point is to get … Continue reading How do you remain optimistic with a diagnosis of depression?

A Letter To The Person Who Helped Me Through My Depression

I have so many people who help me through my depression, and anxiety, My best friend, my parents, even my Godchildren, it would be hard to pick just one to write a letter to.  As I have been thinking about this, another question came to my mind, that question is “Who has the greatest influence … Continue reading A Letter To The Person Who Helped Me Through My Depression

What to expect when you’re unsuspecting

I've talked a little about my struggle with anxiety, and depression in an earlier blog, but just scratched the surface.  I have found that mental health has become a lot more "socially acceptable" to talk about, and more people are feeling free to talk about their experiences myself included.  We do however still have a … Continue reading What to expect when you’re unsuspecting

What it’s really like living with someone who has depression…

Morning arrives and a new day begins. I wonder if this is a day filled with joy or a day filled with worry and sadness? I focus on my morning prayers and believe the day will be a good one. Various things can cause my depression to arise. From worries to painful memories to unknown … Continue reading What it’s really like living with someone who has depression…

Thank You for Helping Me through My Depression: A Simple Letter

Here is a simple letter. This letter thanks the person who wakes up every morning barely wanting to, but does anyway. This letter is to the survivor, the warrior, and the one who keeps pushing through. This letter is for you. Dear You, You might not know me, or maybe you do. You might not … Continue reading Thank You for Helping Me through My Depression: A Simple Letter