We’ve all seen the signs: the ones on the bathroom doors you can’t mistake. This one for Heifers and that one for Bulls or the ever-present stick figure with or without a skirt. They’re symbols anyone can look at and understand, no matter the nationality or age. Without words, we can still communicate effectively withContinue reading “Symbols and Metaphors: The Universal Language”
I saw you for the first time the other day – from the corner of my eye. So I’m not crazy – or am I? I couldn’t see you before because you lived behind my eyes but lately, I’ve been catching glimpses of you. Why can I see you only now if you’ve been hidingContinue reading “Erasure”
I’m in my fifties. If I was able to change, should I have been able to do so by now or is this it? It’s a harsh question to ask oneself but sometimes I do. I’ve been in counseling forever and I’ve engaged in cognitive behavioral therapy. I’ve tried methods I’ve learned from various professionalsContinue reading “Is This It?”
Seeing through the fog.
Don’t judge a book because it’s a coloring book.
What is at the root of depression and anxiety? Are there multiple causes (I think so) and if so, are there factors that weigh more heavily than others? I believe genetics plays a roll because of my family history. The way we live socially, does too. Could lack of sleep be a factor? How aboutContinue reading “What REALLY Causes Depression And Anxiety?”
“Weighing” one possible side-effect of antidepressants.
I’m not formally educated on our justice system but I know what I’ve seen and experienced Imagine having a mental illness or disability of some sort. That could be depression and anxiety, ADHD or a number of other things, physical and/or mental. In your struggle to feel happiness, you discover something that brings you respite,Continue reading “Swallowed Up Whole”