• 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,  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,  Stay Strong

    42. Poison

    Life… Moral of the story is that sometimes we can’t keep up with life. That is okay. Life isn’t about keeping it together all the time.  We all have good times and we all have bad times. What sets us…

  • Be You,  Stay Strong

    39. Gold

    How many times have you told yourself “I’m broken”? Have you ever felt like you are past the point of no return (too bad that Gerard Butler from the phantom of the opera isn’t serenading that to you…)? If you…

  • 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…

  • Depression,  Live Happy

    36. And, Not, Or, & Is

    This blog post is different from others before it. I have observed the words and, not, or, & is. They all have a very interesting relationship. ‘And’ means together and ‘or’ means either. ‘Not’ means doesn’t exist and ‘is’ means…

  • Be You,  Depression

    35. Delicate

    ‘Delicate’ is a word that many are familiar with and has multiple different definitions. However, the definition that I want to focus on is: “Easily damaged”  “Needing to be dealt with carefully in order to avoid causing trouble or offense.”…

  • Other Mental Issues

    34. Larrikin

    ‘Larrikin’ is chiefly Australia and its first known use was about 1868. Larrikin can be define as: “Hoodlum, Rowdy.” When someone says ADHD, we think of a specific type of ADHD which consists of young children, who are on the…