Category Archives: depression

Gravity

The energy it takes to pull my feet from this earth seems insurmountable.  Each step burdensome cumbersome massive.  I lift my head seeing the sunlight breaking through the darkness ahead.  Just a sliver.  Hope.  I advance determined to reach the … Continue reading

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Can I Keep It Together? — The Bipolar Writer Collaborative Mental Health Blog

REBLOG:  Please read this raw, honest look at the ups and downs of depression from the Bipolar Writer. I’ve lived with depression and anxiety my entire life so I understand the ups and downs of mental illness well. There are … Continue reading

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New Page For Depression/Mental Health Help

I have a NEW PAGE on my blog!  If you look at the Tabs at the top of my Blog Home Page, you will see that I’ve added one called Depression & Mental Health Help.  Here, I’ve compiled a list … Continue reading

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Mental Illness Really Sucks — The Bipolar Writer Collaborative Mental Health Blog

REBLOG: An honest look at depression. You wouldn’t believe this, but mental illness sucks. I spend a lot of days just stuck. I lack motivation or a positive outlook or even the will to shower. People telling me that things … Continue reading

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Symptoms of Depression

Excessive sleeping.  I’ve completely slept the clock around. A recent stint was for 14 hours.  These days, I’m usually in bed between 8 and 9 pm.  Although, it has been as early as 7 on several occasions. Constant fatigue. Just … Continue reading

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Suicide Prevention

The World Health Organization has determined that there is a suicide committed worldwide every 40 seconds.  By the year 2020, that number will double to every 20 seconds.  *Source https://www.befrienders.org/suicide-statistics  Depression is the #1 reason behind suicides.  THIS is why … Continue reading

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The Cure for Depression: Get Outside

Originally posted on Chelsea Ann Owens:
I can’t believe I plan on spending an entire post on this obvious tip, but …I can count on two fingers the number of times I walked around in Mother Nature last week. Clearly, some…

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