Depression Series – Anti-depressants or how depressing, they’re screwing me up.


Anti-depressants It's fortunate that depression is finally recognized as a real problem. There are help lines out there, organizations (Where I live, there is one called Beyond Blue, which is a wonderful initiative) and they are developing drugs to help us cope. Medical treatment is still in the early stages, though, in my opinion, but…

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Depression series – Empaths and Trauma or why am I clinically depressed?


Shock and trauma Check list: Do you feel depressed without any cause? Does even the slightest setback send you spinning into depression? Do you ignore traumatic events and quash them so they don't bother anyone? You feel dead inside. This is an insidious type of depression. It is certainly a clinical depression and sometimes it…

Truth is the best policy, though sometimes lying can stop a beating.


Empaths and Weight: Part 3 As in the previous entry, this is an examination of the causes of my self-esteem which I theorize contributed to my weight gain. It is written, not as a victim’s story, but so others may see themselves in me. Nowadays I cringe at all the fundamental errors I made while…