Chances are the first thing that comes to most people's minds when they think about depression is depressed mood, right? But while depressed mood is often a major part of depressive illnesses, sometimes it plays a minor role and other times it's not present at all. The symptoms of depression are (must have one of … Continue reading Depression Without the Depressed Part?
There's a lot that illness has taken away from me. Here are a few things that I miss: Planning and getting excited about where my next travel destination might be Enjoying going out to eat Enjoying spending time with close friends Being interested in going to theatre performances Having fun getting ready to go out … Continue reading What I miss most
Last week I was reading a post on Revenge of Eve about her weekly happy list challenge. The challenge for the week was to identify routines that bring you joy. I adore Candace and normally participate in her challenges and such things, but this one just wasn't doing it for me, and that got me thinking. … Continue reading Positives and negatives
There have been a lot of horrific events in the news lately. As I saw these events on the news, I knew cognitively how terrible they were, but on an emotional level, I just felt nothing. I am not a cruel, heartless sort of person, but I still felt nothing.