Hurting your back in middle age hurts more than your back. But in the end, there's growth in pain. Or something, I dunno. Whatever, just read this ok
Tetris Effect made me cry, in the best way possible.
As a reformed shithead, I constantly feel pushed to try to awaken other shitheads to the reality that there’s a better way to be. And as a reformed shithead, I have to constantly remind myself just how useless that was when my head was fully up my own ass. I couldn’t hear anyone while I was way up in there. Or, rather, I could hear them talking, but I never really listened. I was...
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On May 30, 2011, I tried to take my own life. The last thing I did before I committed to killing myself was throw my phone into the river behind my house… So, telling me to call the suicide prevention hotline wouldn’t have helped. Not right then. Not to say that it wouldn’t be well-intentioned, or coming from the right place. It just wouldn’t have done any good, at the...
Sometimes you do a brave and scary thing for the wrong reasons. But it's okay, we all do.
...When it comes to a direct comparison of how I felt a few weeks ago to now, I definitely feel much better. But...
This something that could help some of you out there who are suffering with Depression but haven't yet found the answers on how to manage it. I share it with the hope that it helps. It's LONG. You've been warned.
A helpful reminder on the heels of yesterday's post
The following is from my newsletter about surviving difficult times and managing depression. I had an experience today that I catalogued as it was happening, and shared with the subscribers of the newsletter. I'm sharing it here as well, in case you need it.