As I am continuing to heal from years of battling depression, I reflect on the many places my feet have landed – symbolic of the places my mind has been…the uncertain, yet hopeful times I felt like I was losing my mind. I also recall the times I felt empowered and strong. I reflect on […]

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I’m still amazed that I am telling my story of how I battled with depression for many years. Honestly, now, I relish the opportunity to talk about it, to tell more and more, to unmask the shame, to be free! Which is weird when I reflect back on just a few short months ago how […]

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I never thought of myself as having a mental health issue. Although I had been depressed over 20 years and often felt the overwhelming sadness that you can understand only if you have felt it, it didn’t seem like there was anything unusual about what I was experiencing. I guess I had “learned” to feel […]

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Mental health conditions are common. So common in fact, the person next to you may have one and you not even know it. Part of the reason people don’t admit to having a mental illness is because of the debilitating effects of it. The acts of simply getting out of bed and getting dressed can […]

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