Tag Archives: depression

Freezing

Starting anything is always the hardest part. I’ve noticed over the last few years, though, that sometimes I feel stuck and immobile in a way that doesn’t seem, for want of a more nuanced term, ‘normal’. Ripping off the band-aid … Continue reading

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Step One

Just keep showing up, no matter what, with an open mind and a whole heart. -Joan Sutherland Step One: Get out of bed. When your baseline mood is hovering around zero, energy minimal, motivation non-existent, Step One is the step … Continue reading

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So this insomnia thing…

For most of my life, it has taken me a very long time to fall asleep. Can’t turn that brain off, can’t calm the anxiety, can’t stop tossing and turning. Which is also ironic, because apparently as a baby I … Continue reading

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