The Depression Diary: One Year Later: looking back

This is the end of the Depression Diary. It’s time to celebrate! Thank you all for your support, love, commitment and feedback. I couldn’t have done it without you. This is it. July, 2017 A lot of people around me often don’t understand why I wake up tired. Or why I don’t enjoy the things…

The Depression Diary: My soul has left the building.

February 2016 After months of trying to make it through each day, trying to leave my thoughts and feelings of sadness behind me, I am finally free. I don’t feel a thing anymore. It started two months ago, now I seriously don’t feel anything, like there’s no emotions left inside of me. No more pain,…

Mental Health Month: Awareness will set you free

In my case, talking about mental illnesses and spreading the word was the one thing left that kept me from climbing and crawling out of my depression. It really hurt me that people didn’t seem to know how to respond to someone who’s suffering from a mental illness. It hurt me even more to realize…

Mental Health Month: PTSD, the hidden mental illness.

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a mental health problem, treated and classified as an anxiety disorder. This condition can develop after a very stressful, frightening, traumatic or distressing event or experience. It’s often the case that it take’s someone with PTSD a lot of time to figure out what’s wrong with them. Most people still…

Between a Narcissist and an Empath

Another article that was really useful for me. I have dealt with a narcissist for a couple of years myself, so I know how it is to feel trapped in a relationship you are trying to save (all by yourself). Being an empath makes it all even worse of course, because it’s in our nature…

25 tips to improve your life in 100 days

We could all use some tips and tricks to keep ourselves going in the right direction. We sometimes rely on family and friends, or try some things new to see how it will affect our lives. But what about some practical tips that you can put to use right away? Read the article below to…