April 27, 2018

...And I want a new problem.

Okay, so here’s the thing… The other day my coworker was describing her plans for the weekend. When she came to her appointment at the local nail salon, her face lit up like a beacon with such unadulterated joy it warmed my cold, emo heart....

April 21, 2018

Plug in your headphones and sink back into the pillows; turn up your car radio and roll the windows down; hook up your tower speaker and wait for the neighbors to call the cops.

We all know that feeling music gives us deep down in our souls; it’s transcendent. Music doe...

April 13, 2018

The awful thing about mental illness is that there are no hard and fast rules. A tactic that might work for one person could make things worse for someone else. And worse yet, a tried and true plan of attack that has nearly always been successful for an individual migh...

April 6, 2018

Depression is a flaw in chemistry, not in character.

Let’s be clear about something. A mental disorder is just that - a disorder. In the strictest technical sense, there is a medical imbalance of chemicals in the brain preventing someone from feeling “normal”. The misco...

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