Depression Check-up: Learning to HALT for PIES

Depression Check-up: Learning to HALT for PIES

This week was a challenge on my depression and anxiety, but in therapy, I’m learning to HALT for PIES.

The Anger, Frustration, and Tears That Come with Depression

The Anger, Frustration, and Tears that come with Depression #DayOfLight

What Depression Looks Like to Me

Anxiety Ridden

Anxiety Ridden

Life is really good right now, but I continue to find myself anxiety ridden.

My Depression Story: How Abilify Changed My Life

My Depression Story: How I made the smiles, laughter, and music return

The long version of my story – and how Abilify changed my life.

Depression is…

My Depression Story: How I made the smiles, laughter, and music return

Depression is something I have to take control of before it takes control of me. What is Depression to you?

Why I Will Miss Kidd Kraddick

Kidd Kraddick

Kidd was hilarious and daring and he was a radio genius. His morning show was one of the best (if not THE best) radio show I’ve ever listened to, but even that is not the big reason I will miss him.

My Depression Story: Forced friendships can be a good thing

Real friends are always going to be by your side even at times when you tell them to leave

When I left for college, I left behind my very best friend in the world and drove 3+ hours away. I didn’t want to go. I’ll talk about why next week because this week I want to talk about friendships I made while in college. Specifically, my only other best friend in the world, Ms. […]

My Depression Story: When that one good friend comes along

a true friend is one soul in two bodies

When depression is in your life, it is difficult to make friends. All you really need is one good friend to help you through. Do you have one good friend who just gets you, who is always there, who will catch you before you even know you are falling?

My Depression Story: Making New Friends

My Depression Story How I made the smile laughter and music return

Making new friends is often difficult on many children. My sisters don’t appear to have problems with making friends, but I have always struggled between shyness in making new friends and depression in keeping those friends. Writing about my depression for the past two weeks has really be eye-opening. I have talked about how my […]

My Depression Story: Sharing my experiences with family

My Depression Story: How I made the smiles, laughter, and music return

I started writing last week about my depression and I don’t know if I portrayed what I wanted to portray right away. I really just let the words flow and it brought about some memories, some lack of memories, and a whole lot of support from friends, readers, and even family. I did it again. […]