Sometimes you have to confront the monster under the bed. This is not all doom and gloom. There is positivity here too.
Anxiety is tough but I’m strong in doing things despite it. It’s more common than people may think. Leave judgements at the door. We all have fears and worries.
Life after and between depression is strange. You want to focus on being well but depression affects your life because it happened to you. This isn’t a sad story but rather one of awareness.
Today is World Mental Health Day; an initiative to reach out to those in distress. Raising awareness of mental health issues is close to my heart. Closer than you may think.
Writing when depressed can be tough, if it happens at all. Depressed, relapsing and recovering writers, this is for you. You’re still a writer regardless.
Suicide may seem like an ending but for the bereaved it’s the beginning of life changing. Please share with those who may need it; bereaved or suicidal.
I miss the fire in my heart to write. I yearn for the highs of exciting ideas popping into my head. I am heartbroken that words have become obstacles rather than stepping stones.
For those of you who have not encountered Jenny Lawson, aka ‘The Bloggess’, where have you been? She’s funny, honest, brave and her work is well worth a read!