• Depression,  Stay Strong

    57. Handwritten

    We all have a story to tell. A story that is living deep within us, with the words carved into our souls. We all have blemished, worn pages that we cherish or hide. Either to be read over and over…

  • Depression,  Stay Strong

    55. Much

    There is a song that is sung by Shawn Mendes called “A Little Too Much”. I was listening to it the other day and it explains what I feel. I have the lyrics in bold and then my notes for…

  • Depression,  Stay Strong

    52. Memories

    There have been many times where I entered my room, closed the door behind me, leaned up against the door, and let out a sigh. Different sighs over the years, but they all represent the same thing- release. There have…

  • Depression,  Stay Strong

    51. Life

    I have worked so hard to be where I am. It has not been a perfect journey.  There have been so many mistakes and failures that I thought I wasn’t destined for anything great. I thought I would be known…

  • Depression,  Stay Strong

    48. Broken

    I have thought and heard “I am broken” so many times it should be illegal. What does that even mean? Broken… In pieces, fractured, wrecked, fragmented, shattered, cracked, smashed, damaged, ruined, destroyed, inoperative, malfunctioning, etc. Boy, no one wants nor…

  • Depression,  Live Happy

    46. Psych

    How many of you have enjoyed the TV show “Psych” and followed the adventures of Shawn and Gus? Gosh, I love those two. Shawn is irresponsibly spontaneous, he goes where ever the crime is and creates a scene wherever he…

  • Depression,  Stay Strong

    45. Shadow

    I felt like a shadow… A ghost of who I was… A ghost who was never going to live again. I think the moment that I realized that, I felt like I gave up the ghost all over again. I…

  • Be You,  Depression,  Live Happy

    44. Picture

    I am 24, almost 25 living in this modern era. I have had or have taken my picture a million times and without fail I hate every single one. I have thoughts like these for example: “Ewww, I have a…

  • Depression,  Stay Strong

    38. Masquerade

    Things have a way of floating in and out of your life. Sometimes it is for the best and other times… It is involuntary and seems to be ripped from our very core. Detaching can be one of the most…

  • Depression,  Stay Strong

    37. Bees

    I know that I can’t tan. You can tell just from looking at me. I am a pale skinned redhead that grew up in the Pacific Northwest where it is only sunny three months out of the year. Thus, my…