Me: Then And Now

I did a lot of things in life that I’m not proud of. I wronged a lot of people when I was still super young, dumb, and immature. I made a lot of silly choices. On top of that, I hurt a lot of people which I could never take back. I always want to…

Feels Like It Will Never End

Recently, I’ve been thinking about 2019 because well, we’re just here in 2019 for 5 days and we got 360 more days to come. I have some sickening thoughts, as some of you may already know, I have depression and I’ve been fighting it for a very long time. I have tendency to get depression…

The Lost Symbol?

The Lost Symbol is a book I just picked up, written by Dan Brown whom I’m sure you’ve heard of, probably because of the controversial number one record breaking bestseller novel he wrote title The Da Vinci Code. Or maybe you watched the movie. I decided to start reading again. Trust me, it’s not because…

Best Things to Say to Someone Who’s Depressed

By Psych Central Staff ~ 1 min read When you find out someone is depressed, it’s tempting to attempt to immediately try and “fix” the problem. However, until the depressed person has given you permission to be their therapist (as a friend or professional), the following responses are more likely to help. The things that…

10 Things to Say (and 10 Not to Say) to Someone With Depression

How to show you care What do you say to someone who’s depressed? All too often, it’s the wrong thing. “People still have such a cloudy idea of what mental illness is,” says Kathleen Brannon, of Herndon, Va. “Sometimes people will say, ‘Oh, you’re depressed? Yeah, I’ve been depressed,’ and you realize just the way…

Suicide Prevention Resources

If you are feeling suicidal, there is hope. You can call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24/7 at 1-800-273-8255. You can reach the Crisis Text Line 24/7 by texting “START” to 741-741. You can call The Trevor Project, an LGBT crisis intervention and suicide prevention hotline, 24/7 at 1-866-488-7386. Head here for a list of crisis centers around the…