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...

Gratitude – How You Can Beat Depression

What are you grateful for? Show your support by Sharing and Commenting! After trauma, dealing with depression can be difficult. I’ve come to the realization that the difficulties I face, have been overwhelmed by with emotion, can all be resolved with one feeling: gratitude. To realize I have been blessed with support from both my family and...

How Adult Daycares Saved My Mother

What is the biggest Challenge you had to overcome with Alzheimer's? Show your support by Commenting! In October 2017, my sister and I checked out a couple of adult day cares. We picked one we both liked, and it’s very near our house. Well, Mom hasn’t been happy about going. Last Wednesday she about had a...

Anxiety Took The Steering Wheel – I Took It Back

What do you do when Anxiety kicks in? Show your support by Commenting! Today, the worst thing for a person with anxiety in a car happened. I got a panic attack right before I had to drive off to get home. I had such a nice evening with one of my best high school friends and...

Anxiety Almost Stole My Christmas – Here’s How I Took It Back

Is there a period of the year when you Feel more Anxious? When? Show your support by Commenting! It’s that time of the year when houses are covered in Christmas lights, you crave that nice warm coffee (or tea) for about 80% of the day, everything around you is just jolly, and you still somehow get...

#NotJustSad – Digital Story

How did your condition begin and progressed to where it is today? Share to show your Support!  https://youtu.be/pBzumM7yDms In a course at university, I had the opportunity to create a digital story out of my experience of clinical depression. I tried to bring up what this condition felt like for me, but also the challenges and burdens I...

I Lost Everything with Anxiety, Here’s How I Came Back

When was the first time you felt Anxious? Show your support by Commenting! Around the end of 2012, I came in contact for the first time with anxiety. I experienced a small panic attack when I began to feel a tightness in my chest and from then on, everything began to go downhill for me. My...

Drowning in A Dry Room

Have you learned anything new about yourself after you got Diagnosed? What is that? Show your support by Commenting! Fast breathing, tears streaming, racing thoughts, an overwhelming feeling of sadness. This is what I face weekly. I was diagnosed with depression when I was in high school (10+ years ago). It has gotten so much worse...

Legendary Musician, Tom Petty Clinging to Life in Hospital

The Legendary Musician, Tom Petty has died today at 66 years of age. He suffered from  a full cardiac arrest and was later found unconscious at his Malibu Home on Sunday Night. He was then rushed to UCLA Santa Monica Hospital where he was put on Life support, reports TMZ  . TMZ sources later go...

How to Survive Hurricane with Depression

How to Survive a Hurricane Hurricanes are among the worst natural disasters that affect North and Central America. Being prepared if you are in a hurricane zone can make all the difference. Having a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration radio will help keep you updated in the event of a hurricane or other natural disaster....
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