Breaking the Cycle of Abuse

What was the biggest challenge after being diagnosed? Share to show your Support!  I would do anything to tell my story, including traveling all over the country. My grandfather started physically, emotionally, and sexually abusing me when I was five. I found it hard to break the cycle of abuse and followed my mother’s example of...

I Have Anxiety And Seasonal Affect Disorder

When did your first symptoms begin? Show your support by Commenting! I have been struggling with anxiety and depression since I can remember. I have also had SAD – Seasonal Affect Disorder. I have been working with my current doctor at Kaiser to regulate this issue but have not found any pharmaceutical answers for my condition. Read more: My...

Addicted to Love and Drugs

Are you or a loved one struggling with an addiction to drugs? You aren’t alone. Share this Story and Yours with the countless others who know what it’s like. I loved everything about Brice. However, Brice was addicted to drugs. He loved heroin more than he loved life. I just wanted love so badly but...

What’s Inside Someone With Depression

Battling with Depression can be tough. We want you to know that there is always someone out there wanting to help you. We want to include ourselves with that and so we’re creating an E-book all about what Depression is and how to help out with it. If you’re interested in this E-book, we’re...

Depression and Prison – My Life

What helps you move forward on difficult days? Take a Read, Comment on the Blog to show your Support and Share if you can Relate. My depression began on August 26, 2015. That’s the day I went to prison. The judge sentenced me to 2 years but I only served one year. While I was...

Depression: Here’s What People Don’t Know

Depression is like an Iceberg. An Iceberg has over 90% of its mass below the surface. Meaning that you don’t see 90% of the iceberg. This is a good metaphor for Depression as its effects are not always outward facing. You don’t necessarily know all the symptoms that someone might be facing because some...

What is a Favorite Person aka FP?

Do you have a “Favorite Person” who helps you with your bipolar disorder? Take a read and leave a Comment on the Blog letting us know who helped you the most in your Journey!  After becoming more aware of my bipolar disorder and finding pages with memes to relate to the disorder, I realized I was...

Is it Normal to Suffer from Depression?

This question has been asked repeatedly: is it normal to suffer from depression? Everybody is prone to depressive periods, but depression is not a normal state for people to be in long-term. So it may quite be a normal thing for people to fall into a state of depression at some point in their...

Smoking Pot as a Way to Slow My Mind Down

What do you think about smoking pot? Express your Opinion by Commenting! At the age of 15, my brother and I had been hanging out frequently. He is five years older than me. He didn’t know yet that I am depressed because at this point I had kept just about everything to myself. My parents...

Anxiety Became a Distant Memory

What triggered your anxiety? Share to show your support! When I was about 6 months pregnant with my daughter, the father and I weren’t getting along so well. He moved in with his best friend and I developed separation anxiety. My mind would run 90 to nothing about what he was doing or if he was cheating...
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