Depression – Part 1

Content Warning: depression, suicide, Covid-19, general 2020 unpleasantness. Depression comes in many shapes and sizes, and all are equally valid. Just because one person’s depression only comes on during winter months doesn’t mean they suffer less than someone who has it year-round. I know one thing I struggle with is comparing scars — meaning: “IContinue reading “Depression – Part 1”

Books

Here is a list of books that have helped myself or others as we navigate the dark and confusing pathways of our brains. Some of these are affiliate links, which means that if you buy something, I’ll receive a small percentage of the sale. It’s a great way to help me keep this blog going,Continue reading “Books”

Therapy

Therapy has been so instrumental in how I’ve come to understand who and why I am — in fact, I almost titled this blog “What I Learned In Therapy”, because that’s most of what’s here. However, if you don’t know where to begin, starting therapy can be really daunting. How do you even find aContinue reading “Therapy”

Introduction

Hey there, I’m Erica. I gave you a brief introduction to me in the About page, but if you’re interested, here’s more of my story. As a child, I was very quiet and reserved. I always had my nose in a book, and as long as I was able to read, I was content. IContinue reading “Introduction”

A Summary of PTSD

Content warning: emotional abuse, sexual assault/rape, mentions of self-harm. This isn’t going to be too in-depth as I intend to write more on the subject, but I wanted to go over some facts about PTSD, dispel some common myths I hear, and explain some things from a personal side of the matter. What Is PTSD?Continue reading “A Summary of PTSD”