How Twitter Saved My Life (Part 5)

My birthday had come. It was the end of June and I was not looking forward to it. I would be turning 30 and I hated the idea of being at the stereotypical age where you are no longer “young” and are expected to become a stereotypical “grown-up” overnight more or less. Given what life’s […]

How Twitter Saved My Life (Part 4)

I was really set at that point to connect with as many Mental Health advocates on Twitter as I could and relate to what we have been going through. Some of these people I connected with were small groups leading a specific mental health campaign and bad their own website, YouTube page and an additional […]

I Will Never Stop

I was taken away from public school to a physically and mentally abusive school. But I kept going I was so depressed after so many school tried to bring me down as a pre-teen But I kept going I felt like nobody understood me But I kept going I was stuck in schools for years […]

I Can’t But I Won’t Either

I’m in a really dark place right now. I can’t relax. I can’t stop dwelling on all of the setbacks I had because I don’t fit the status quo. I can’t stop crying. I can’t stop losing energy no matter how much coffee I consume or how much sleep I get. I can’t stop being […]

The Restored Holiday Spirit While Suffering With Depression

This post is a part of Nicole Carman’s mental health-related holiday post series, “Taking Care of your Mental Health during the Holiday Season.” To see the post line-up for the previous and remaining posts in this series, please visit “https://www.navigatingdarkness.com/taking-care-of-your-mental-health-during-the-holiday-season …” this page on Nicole’s blog, Navigating Darkness. If you enjoy this post, please comment and […]