Tag Archives: depression

The Mental Illness Tag

Good morning! May is Mental Health Awareness Month. And guess what? I’ve found A TAG that I think is just perfect for kicking off a discussion of mental health and mental illness. Btw, I stole this from BG @ Getting … Continue reading

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My Antidepressants Make Me A Better Writer

“I find that stability is good for my creativity.” – Ellen Forney, author I know my antidepressants are working because I’m writing as much as I used to. Reading, too. Consuming books like mad. But it’s writing I want to … Continue reading

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“Today, although sad, we’re reminded of the reason why Project Semicolon exist. Suicide has the¬†ability to strike at the heart of the very cause that aims to eliminate it. Today we lost a giant and from this day on, together,¬†we’ll … Continue reading

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A Review Of “It’s All Absolutely Fine” | AKA Is Rubyetc My Long-Lost Sister?!

“My brain, having been suspended in a state of hyper-vigilance for such a long time, just packed in and said, ‘No more, your job now is to lie on the sofa incredibly still and just work on evaporating, you useless … Continue reading

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Christmas 2k17

Merry Christmas, if you celebrate it! I’m feeling good about Christmas, and the holiday season in general, this year. It’s still a bit of a rough time for me and I expect that it will continue to be so for … Continue reading

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Sleeping & Dreaming

I started taking a new antidepressant, venlafaxine, toward the beginning of the semester. (Its American brand name is Effexor, if that rings any bells for anyone.) I wasn’t too keen on it at first because I thought it was causing … Continue reading

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I Have OCD. No, Not Obsessive Christmas Disorder: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. The Real Thing. And It Sucks.

Hey guys! While I can’t share most of the articles I wrote for Magazine Reporting & Writing this semester since they’re about other people and I haven’t yet received permission to publish them anywhere, there is one that I’d love … Continue reading

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