• Mental Health
  • Depression is a Sneaky Mo-Fo

    You can never get too comfortable around depression. Depression is sneaky. Even when it hasn’t taken centre stage in a while, depression waits patiently in the wings for some unspoken cue. All of a sudden, you find yourself sobbing uncontrollably in an empty bathtub for hours because everything simply hurts too much. I wish this […]

  • Mental Health
  • Warping Gratitude & Messy Feelings

    I wrote last week about gratitude and working it into our daily lives as an act of self care. What I failed to mention was how depression brain can sometimes take gratitude and warp it—it takes what is beautiful and pure and cuts it with bleach or something violently caustic.   I caught myself, as […]