Monthly Archives: November 2014

“Man’s Search For Meaning” and other titles

“We must never forget that we may also find meaning in life even when confronted with a hopeless situation, when facing a fate that cannot be changed.” — Viktor Frankl The above excerpt is from Frankl’s book “Man’s Search For … Continue reading

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Take The Time…

The following TED Talk by Pico Iyer is wonderfully wise and a perfect message for each and every one of us. Some of the points he makes about taking time to slow down will be essential aids to me on … Continue reading

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#22

I usually consider my depression to be different from most people’s. I don’t often have the physical symptoms (tiredness, lethargy, weird appetite). I usually feel really stuck and discouraged but not disabled. Well, the last few days I’ve been feeling … Continue reading

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Exciting, Bittersweet News

Dear WordPress friends, I have exciting news: I graduated from my outpatient hospitalization program on Friday! After four weeks of intense group therapy and medication regulation for my depression and anxiety, I was released into the “real world” to soar … Continue reading

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(insert bad word here)

I feel smothered. I have been putting up so many safety nets for myself… that now I’m choking in them. Which is a bit ironic after all; I mean, the safety nets are supposed to lower the chances of my … Continue reading

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Loving Me

Before delving into my feelings, I want to first say: I hope that I don’t sound like I am complaining often. I am working SO HARD at getting better and being the best me I can be, etc. That said, … Continue reading

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dis[COURAGE, dear heart]

I am so discouraged! I’m stuck in these horrible thought cycles and thinking traps, and right now I do not see myself ever really getting out of them. One of these harmful thought cycles, for example, is when I try … Continue reading

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