Tag Archives: depression

How She Survives

She knew, in that moment after catastrophe, she knew. She knew her greatest enemy would soon arrive, the one she saw each day in the mirror. The one choice, the only choice, was to do what she must to survive. … Continue reading

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Dear World, Mental Illness is Real

It never ceases to amaze me the number of people who pay lip service to the reality of mental illness, but then turn a blind eye when faced with it. Sadly, it’s like that with most everything people can’t see. … Continue reading

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Something

There was something about something, but it wasn’t easy to define. Or admit. Explaining, it was something she tried to do, but it’s invisibility blocked their understanding. That something? It was something that came over her, from time to time. … Continue reading

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How I Found Time

I’m at the doorstep of five months in lockdown. That’s five months in isolation given I live as alone as it’s possible to be. Time, though, I’ve had tons of time. No partner, children, or job. My editing hours should … Continue reading

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Being New in the New Normal

Buried somewhere in every problem is an opportunity. That could almost be an INFJ mantra. We’re all about self-improvement, but in the midst of the new normal that is Covid-19 there are plenty of obstacles to self-improvement, including anxiety and … Continue reading

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