depression

“Depression Isn’t Sadness, It’s Feeling Nothing At All” + Other Myths…

Depressed individuals tend to be more sensitive than the average person. We can feel disgruntled, victimised by our illness, alone and desperate for someone to understand. This can mean that when we see a representation of depression that does not resonate with us, we feel angry. "Great, another misconception - this is not what it's… Continue reading “Depression Isn’t Sadness, It’s Feeling Nothing At All” + Other Myths…

depression · spirituality

Life Update: A Chat About Depression + Chakras

The last time I posted (which was a few weeks ago), I was feeling very motivated and I was exploring the idea of combating resistance and overcoming procrastination. I'm still feeling very excited about goals I want to achieve but I thought I'd be honest and reveal that I'm dealing with a bout of depression… Continue reading Life Update: A Chat About Depression + Chakras

12 Steps To Self-Esteem Growth · Thoughts On...

Thoughts On…A Year Of Self-Esteem Growth

Last July, I started blogging about self-esteem growth. I was in a very dark place last summer. I had been working in a stressful environment for months and had been entertaining unhealthy friendships that toyed with my emotions and had me questioning my self worth. Then I was diagnosed with a chronic illness and out… Continue reading Thoughts On…A Year Of Self-Esteem Growth

Anxiety · Uncategorized

The Downside Of Medication As First Line Treatment For Anxiety + Depression

I watched a video recently about Lil Xan, a rapper from California who has been very candid about his drug abuse. In the past, he was very reliant upon benzodiazepines and opioids but he is supposedly clean or becoming clean now - although this has been disputed by many. There was one part of the… Continue reading The Downside Of Medication As First Line Treatment For Anxiety + Depression

self assertiveness · Thoughts On...

Thoughts On… A Week Of Self Assertiveness

“It's amazing what you can get if you quietly, clearly and authoritatively demand it.” - Meryl Streep I have my reservations about Meryl Streep, in particular her penchant for using award ceremonies as a platform to further her political agenda, but she is indisputably a fantastic actor and is also responsible for this fantastic quote. It's a perfect… Continue reading Thoughts On… A Week Of Self Assertiveness