Category: Depression


My Story…..

My response to what happened to me was normal considering the gravity of how much my life had changed, but really I wasn’t processing anything and I managed to stuff it all down and carry on.

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Be your biggest champion.

How do you advocate for yourself, with your friendships, at work,  with family, medical professionals, etc.?    Advocating for yourself does not mean, telling everyone everything about your personal struggle with depression and/or anxiety and attempting to explain it to…

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On the outside looking in.

What if I’m reading this and I’ve never had depression? I have no idea what it feels like. I hope over time I will help bridge that gap as well as try my best to explain the affliction that is…

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Depression’s sister, anxiety.

We view anxiety as situational and not that big of a deal when in reality we underestimate the joy it steals from us. It isn’t always manifested the way we expect, or when we expect.  We have mislabeled anxiety as…

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It’s More than Just the Baby Blues…

Close to 1,000,000 suffer from postpartum each year and that’s only the reported cases. Close to 10% of women don’t even report feelings of postpartum because of fear or shame. In fact, more women will suffer from postpartum depression and…

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What is Depression

What is Depression and how do we possibly explain what it’s like to someone who has never experienced it. Most of the time I feel like people with depression are viewed as either sad, pessimistic, socially awkward or just hard…

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The Why

This can’t be happening again? That’s the question I asked myself a year ago when I was diagnosed with depression for the third time. After an almost complete lifestyle change how am I here again? All these questions, lead me here,…

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