After A Diagnosis

Hi, hello, I did that thing again where I get super invested in something for two months and then drop it for a while. I’m really good at that. Maybe it’s burnout. Maybe I’m just tired. Maybe it’s the ADHD that I’m not sure I have, but relate to a lot. Maybe it’s Maybelline. Anyway.Continue reading “After A Diagnosis”

So You Can’t Afford Therapy

This is written from an American’s perspective. If you live somewhere with universal healthcare, I’d love to hear your take on things. There’s no denying that starting therapy is a daunting task, and if you’re tight on cash or are one of the millions who lost health insurance this year, taking care of your mentalContinue reading “So You Can’t Afford Therapy”

Interlude

It’s been a crazy year. I think we’ve all said that at one point or another. Probably many points, across multiple months, and always followed up with, “That’s the understatement of the century.” The century that, so far, is only 20 years old. Don’t we all go through a crisis somewhere in our 20s? InContinue reading “Interlude”

How To Tell If Someone Is Good For Your Mental Health

Every guide to mental health will tout, “Talk to someone you trust,” which is really good advice — if you already have someone. But for those of us who were raised in unhealthy homes, have been abused or neglected by spouses and “friends”, or are generally unsure of how to go about knowing if aContinue reading “How To Tell If Someone Is Good For Your Mental Health”

Depression – Part 3

Part 1Part 2 Content Warning: descriptions of depression Depression is a doozy of disorder. It makes you feel heavy, like you’re moving through wet cement all the time. It sneaks in and puts on your voice, then says things that sound like you, so you believe them. It detaches you, and you feel like lifeContinue reading “Depression – Part 3”