I’m coming to terms with the reality that my depression is not the result of brain chemistry alone.
What happens when an extrovert suddenly finds social interaction draining and exhausting? I’ve found out and I don’t like it.
Amplifying my voice hasn’t been challenging, because I already have a megaphone. What do we do to turn up the volume for others who aren’t being heard?
I’m trying to figure out who I am separate and apart from my job. And, that’s a big deal when you’re trying to make small talk.
As human beings, we tell stories and form narratives that create the base of our worldview and perspective. We all must be aware of the stories we tell, consume, believe, and act upon, their providence, and our right to tell them.
An update on my recovery from my long-term major depressive episode. Changing doctors, finding a new therapist, and trying to get #jerkbrain to stop telling me over and over again that I’m failing at getting better.
What does it mean for me to be away from my professional career right now? Is this freedom? If so, what am I free from exactly?
I’m taking a leave of absence from my regular job to focus on my mental health. Here’s why.