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Dealing With Depression as a 40 Year Old Woman

Living life as a 40-year-old African American woman is very hard. I was living a full healthy great life until the year 2012 when I had two weight loss surgeries along with a heart attack. My life changed after the two surgeries and had an unexpected heart attack because the body couldn’t handle the rapid...

I Overthink Every Situation

I guess you could say I have an addiction, but not to drugs, a person, or caffeine. I’m addicted to waking up and over analyzing my every move, though, and motive. Some people drink coffee to wake up and get moving, although I’m usually rather sluggish, my mind is going faster than my friend’s car...

My Family is The Reason I Got Depressed, But Music Helped Me

For many years my family lived in a very contentious home. Parents always fighting, kids yelling at each other, and even large amount of screaming to kids from parents. Although our house was very stressful we loved each other very much and we were still somehow happy. The day things got bad is when my parents...

I Have Anxiety Because Of My Stepdad

When I was just 8 years old I walked in on the conversation of my parents deciding they were getting divorced. It was three days before my birthday and I heard my mom crying in her room with the door closed. So naturally, as a child, I had to sit there and listen to...

Friends And Family Make Me Feel Happy

I was diagnosed when I was 12. I would stay in my room for weeks at a time. I self-harmed and struggled my way through life. I choose to take myself off the medication because it seemed even on it, I wanted to spend my life in bed. I changed my diet, changed my career...