• not feeling too generous with myself today

    not feeling too generous with myself today

    Yesterday I had another very helpful but very painful visit with my therapist. “I mean, do I need to put a rubber band around my wrist and start snapping it every time I start to feel anxious?” I asked. The […]

     
  • anxiety currently robs me of snazziness

    anxiety currently robs me of snazziness

    Sad to say: I have not yet figured out how to feel the level of joy I once felt … before my most recent epic battle with Anxiety and Depression. I’ve covered extensively how I have a new relationship with […]

     
  • head full of doubts

    head full of doubts

    If I swore, I’d be cussing up a storm.  If I believed in a god, I’d be looking skyward and yelling. But my yells wouldn’t be loud, angry screams.  They’d be sobbing words that would be barely audible or understandable, […]

     
  • depression, anxiety, and the changed self

    depression, anxiety, and the changed self

    Stay with me here.  This post’s intent is to share a bit about how a severe bout with anxiety and depression can change a person — like change their brain.  And in doing so, coming out / recovering on the […]

     
  • healing is hard work

    healing is hard work

    Yesterday’s therapy visit was tough.  I mean really tough. As with each visit, I try to start out with my strengths:  I (my mind) is feeling better.  I (my mind) is getting stronger.  I (my whole self) have made considerable […]