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I wanted to write about the therapy session I had yesterday but a piece of news had shocked me so much last night that I feel it pertinent to address. The mental health community has been rocked by the news that Amy Bleuel, the founder of Project Semicolon, has passed away from suicide. She had […]

Anxiety Takes The Wheel

Anxiety is crippling me today. I’m glad that I don’t have classes to go to because I don’t think I would be able to function if I did. I’m anxious because the first thing I saw this morning was a comment from an ex-student of mine who means well but completely brought my self-doubts to […]

What’s This Feeling?

Wow. What is this feeling I’m experiencing? I’m tapping my feet to music… I enjoyed the sensation of food under my fingers as I prepared it to cook…. I am listening to every beat and word of the songs I’m listening to…. Is this what being calm and stable feels like on a daily basis? […]

On Awesome Therapists and Writing About Therapy

I’m not going to lie. My therapist is pretty freaking awesome! I did write up a long post about my thoughts on therapy today but it just occurred to me that I don’t know if it’s ok for me to do that. I mean, yes, I posted my thoughts about my experience with mental illnesses […]

The Importance of the Word “Good”

“Good” It’s a simple word. It’s a simple word that when used properly holds so much meaning and can be extremely powerful when done positively. “Good” is the word my therapist uses very frequently when he speaks to me with varying tones and degree of emphasis. It’s embarrassing to admit but every time he says […]

Rage Personified Through Art

This little drawing personifies my relationship with my husband where my depression is concerned. I’m often very angry, and most of the time, I can’t explain why. Though I don’t feel much because of how I repress my feelings, I do feel a lot of rage and anger. Most of the time, I take this […]