Be Patient With Yourself

We are all damaged. We have all been hurt. We have all had to learn painful lessons. We are all recovering from some mistake, loss, betrayal, abuse, injustice or misfortune. All of life is a process of recovery that never ends. We each must find ways to accept and move through the pain and to […]

To You From Depression & I

Here’s a letter I wrote to my partner when I was at toughest point of my battle with depression. Dear You, I love you dearly, more than anything in this whole world. I think you already know this. I know you love me too, I just forget sometimes. Depression clouds my mind and fills me […]

My Message To You

…Yes You! Love yourself. Make peace with who you are and where you are at this moment in time.  Listen to your heart. If you can’t hear what it’s saying in this noisy world, make time for yourself. Enjoy your own company. Let your mind wander among the stars.  Try. Take chances. Make mistakes. Life can be messy and […]

Feeling Overwhelmed?

Dear You, (Keep Reading If You're Feeling Overwhelmed) Once upon a time there was a woman who had been lost in the desert for three whole days without water. Just as she was about to collapse, she saw what appeared to be a lake just a few hundred yards in front of her. “Could it […]

I Can Still Smile

I am depressed. I can still smile at pretty things. And laugh when jokes are funny. I can still talk to people. And enjoy nice days.   But when I go inside, When I am alone, There is something broken. And I fall into a sadness so sweet That it engulfs me. I look in […]

Don't Quit

When things go wrong, as they sometimes will, When the road you’re trudging seems all uphill, When the funds are low and the debts are high, And you want to smile, but you have to sigh, When care is pressing you down a bit-Rest if you must, but don’t you quit.   Life is peculiar […]

The Way I Feel

I am good for a while I’ll talk more, laugh more Sleep and eat normally But then something happens Like a switch turns off somewhere And all I am left with is the darkness of my mind But each time it seems like I sink Deeper and deeper And I’m scared… Terrified that one day […]

Sometimes…

Sometimes, the world crumbles around me. I’ll be fine and then I won’t be. just like that. That quickly my entire life changes. I become engulfed in this storm raging inside my mind. I forget how to smile, how to laugh. All I know is that I am not okay. I am not okay at […]

When the World Feels like A Scary Place…

  The Earth is broken. We are broken. Recent events worldwide are terrifying and sad. I have found myself fantasizing about running away a lot recently. My mind wanders to somewhere picturesque a few hours plane ride from here. I dream of packing up my family and close loved ones, flying out then driving to the […]

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