Posts Tagged ‘mental health’

#FaceDepression

In the way that the world works, once you open yourself to something, the universe brings more of it to you. I recently wrote about my decision to start getting more involved in mental health advocacy. I contacted JAMHAN and indicated my willingness to participate in their organisation. Around the same time that I did…

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Going beyond myself

For the last several years, I have not hidden that I deal with depression. Initially, only my family knew. Then I shared with close friends. It took some years before I was comfortable enough sharing it outside my circle. I’ve now mentioned it many times here on my blog (just search for depression). Recently, I…

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The journey of a thousand miles

Today it begins for real. Here goes. About 6 years ago, I was diagnosed with clinical depression. This was very distressing to me, but it seems to run in my family, though mainly undiagnosed and untreated. I was newly in a relationship, and now faced with medication and therapy. I dealt with it, and found…

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