My journey of living with depression

My journey of living with depression

, Almost twelve months ago, I was diagnosed with depression. That is the first time I have ever just said it as it is, without feeling like I had to justify it. I suffer with depression. And, let me tell you, it’s hard. In January 2014 (I know it was the 25th because...
Expand your Knowledge and Achieve your Goals

Expand your Knowledge and Achieve your Goals

It was on a cold winter night in early June 2014, a Monday I think, that I took a step that changed my life. It took me from merely existing to LIVING, from being mostly sad to being HAPPY and EXCITED about my life. EXCITED for the future, EXCITED for what each day...
What to do when someone is mean to you

What to do when someone is mean to you

When I was at school, boys always seemed to be mean. They’d tease me incessantly about any number of things – one even went to the extreme of putting itchy powder down my back on a regular basis. When I would ask my mother why they would do this, she would simply tell...
Should I risk it and give it my all?

Should I risk it and give it my all?

I’m not a risk taker. Nope. No, sir-ee! Perhaps I’m too logical with my thinking to allow myself to do something that I know might put me in imminent danger. You’ll never catch me jumping out of a plane, stepping off a rock-cliff or strapping some elastic to my ankles...