Posts Tagged ‘personal’

VIDEO: 4 Great Things You Don’t Need to Be Happy

4 Things You Don't Need to Be Happy

For every single thing someone says you NEED to be happy, there’s at least one person out there living a perfectly happy life without it.


Getting Through Right Now


I’m not borrowing sorrow from the future or dwelling on the past, but being in this moment isn’t so hot, either. Right now is hard and sad.


On Faces And Eyes, Specifically Mine.

It was a mistake.  An error in a shipping label or a database glitch, maybe, but a mistake for sure. And yet this completely coincidental accident seemed anything but coincidental. **** It was odd for me to email her.  Although we’ve met once and I’ve written about her here, Karen and I aren’t close friends. […]


Accepting MY Normal

One of the worst things about depression is the feeling that you’re not normal. You can’t do as much as everyone else, and you don’t understand why.  You get tired.  You can’t focus.  You’re easily overwhelmed.  You beat yourself up for being so lazy and immature. You want, more than anything, to be like everyone […]


For My Very Best Friend


I never remember to call her on her birthday. Ever. We’ve been friends for 17 years, and I always call the day before or the day after, but never on the actual day.  I’m pretty good at remembering dates, I’m just rarely aware of what the date is today. I think we’ve been friends for […]


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