Tag Archive: depression

Practical Light: A #HoldOnToTheLight Post

In previous posts for the Hold On To The Light campaign, I’ve talked about my own misery; the pain of my mom dying, my lifelong battles with depression, my stubborn refusal to quit. I think I’ve covered those angles pretty…
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Followup to the Followup

The sun is shining. I have coffee in hand and lemon yogurt in tummy. The floor is once more covered in black dog hair, and the laundry seems endless. My office is slowly taking shape: it was pulled apart, over…
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On Seeds, and Leaving Facebook…

Begin where you are. I’ve given that advice so many times it seems etched into my bones. When you’re at a loss for what to write, start with something real nearby: the temperature, the humidity, a flower outside, a smell….
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About Anxiety

I’ve come up with a new way to explain anxiety to folks who aren’t intimately familiar with it from the inside out. Here goes: You’re walking on a very thin balance beam that’s been laid across a mat of thousands…
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