A year ago I was home from work for the first time, not knowing that I wouldn’t be going back for the next foreseeable future. I went into a darkness I hadn’t seen since my early twenties, but slowly climbed back out. Here’s how.
Tag Archives: Sadness
Some Things We Never Let Go Of…
As we get older, we often run into the same issues over and over again, and find ourselves faced with pain we don’t think will ever go away. And you know what? That’s okay.
Is It Wrong To Feel This Way? – An Inquiry Into Emotions and Morality
We sometimes wish we didn’t feel the way we did, because it is painful, or because we feel that our feelings are inappropriate, that they are wrong. But is that even possible? Are some feelings ‘wrong’ to have?
The Thing About Energy…
Energy is a tricky thing. We all have it, heck, we’re even made of it. And yet, sometimes it feels like it’s left us completely. But is that even possible?
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.
Dealing with Depression: Cultivating Joy
In the dark, little moments of joy can be the lights that help guide the way to a better tomorrow.
10 Quotes To Guide You Through the Dark
Some beautiful words that may help guide you through a difficult moment or two… Or so they have done for me.
What To Do When You’re Feeling Overly Emotional – 3 Steps to (Some) Calm
Have you ever had one of those days (or hours) where it felt like everything was too much? You couldn’t cope with simple adversities like a stubbed toe or a broken glass? I had such an emotional day yesterday and, for the first time, felt like I handled it okay. Here is how.
How Disappointment Shows Your Hidden Hopes and Expectations
Why do we sometimes feel disappointed when we don’t expect it? What’s behind that sudden emotional reaction? I just received some news which I thought I was prepared for, and yet, it hit me harder than I thought…