Category: Depression


Extroverts don’t get depressed.

For me the noise of the crowds, the interaction of others, the laughter, it just took me away. You can’t spend time with others, and focus on your internal dialogue.

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Feed for thought.

It has taken over our world and it has changed everything about it.  Things have become much more complicated. I’m sure every generation will say things were simpler when they were children, but I think it’s changed dramatically for our…

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Am I not enough?

At the end of the day we have to realize that what works for us as individuals, helps us be better mom’s, wives and friends.

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Depression, anger turned inwards.

I think so often we focus on the sadness of depression. The weightiness and the overwhelming despair and hopelessness that people feel. While all of this is true, we can’t ignore the wrath that is raging war on our soul….

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Gratitude Schmatitude

When I started writing all I really wanted was to help others. Everything I’ve been through had to be worth something. My goal was to encourage others, remind them they aren’t alone, and show them that you can live an…

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The Prison of Perfectionism

There’s a reason there’s a high correlation between depression/anxiety and perfectionism. The anxiety about messing up, or not being perfect, causes you to procrastinate and the more you procrastinate the more you become anxious. These anxious thoughts will eventually lead you down the path, that you can’t do it, and then you aren’t enough, which is a perfect storm for depression.  We have to realize that this list of things that went wrong do not make us who we are.

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Depression is a liar!

There are so many lies we tell ourselves in a day especially in the midst of depression. When you’re depressed you can’t always decipher the difference between the lies and the truth. It’s deceiving. The lie is just close enough…

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I’m not taking this lying down.

Change the Conversation.        Well if you been following my blogs the past several weeks you have a better understanding where I’m coming from and what I’ve been through, and why it is that I feel so strongly…

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Redemption (Testimony Part III).

The good news is after reaching bottom, the only way out is up. I found a job in Salado at a jewelry store and started fresh. My step-dad was the most amazing support during this. He never judged me, he…

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My Testimony Part II.

My Testimony Part II If you’re reading this and you haven’t read part I, Here’s a link to part I of my testimony. http://bit.ly/2plJCh7    Before you read this remember today’s blog is Part II of III. While it might…

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