Dealing with Depression: 13 Silver Linings

My depression is a really big, dark cloud with lots of rain that keeps pouring down. But from time to time, when the sun peaks through and at the right angle, there are some silver linings to be found…

Lies My Depression Tells Me

When I’m in the depth of depression, I get thoughts that are, at other times, completely alien to me. They don’t make sense, intellectually, and yet they feel completely true and convincing. Here’s a glimpse of the kind of thoughts that go through my mind at that time…

This Year I’m Skipping the Resolutions, and Here’s Why:

The first days of January usually inspire me to make plans and resolutions for the coming year. But this time, I’m opting out of that ritual for the first time in years. Here’s why…

Dealing With Depression: When ‘Doing’ Doesn’t Do it Anymore

I’ve been trying to deal with my state of mind for a few months now, but somehow my brain seems to be immune to my efforts. If there is little I can ‘do’, what other options do I have?

“But You Don’t Seem Depressed…” – On Covert Depression and 6 Tips for Helping Someone With Depression

Depression can sometimes be nearly impossible to spot. Covert depression and high functioning depression are well-hidden, yet can be even more devastating because it takes longer to get help. Here’s how to spot some of the signals, and what you can do to help someone going through depression.

Healthy Relationship Practices: Clarifying Your Relationship Patterns

Every relationships is riddled with patterns, the longer we have them, the stronger the patterns. We sometimes even start thinking that we ARE those patterns. But is that really true? And are those roles we take up as strong as we think?

Dealing With Depression: Practicing Radical Gratitude

A walk through the forest leads me, step by step, to a form of radical gratitude that helps me be where I am.