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Mental Wellness

Posts in which we discuss mental wellness.

What I Know About Depression

I don't know much about the underlining causes or triggers of depression — the science. I do know how it's effected me, how it's effected friends, and how it's effected recently named and the nameless strangers that face it's challenges daily.

Be Better At Living — Better

I was preparing an alternative piece for this week. You were going to be reading yet another essay documenting my own progressive journey toward living — better. Last night I began writing about work, financial, and optimal wellness goals for 2018.

The First Rule Of Depression

The first rule of depression is we don't talk about depression. The second rule of depression is we don't talk about depression.  I'm a rule follower. I don't make waves. I internalize my feelings, but only after denying them. I go to my cave. I distract myself. I self judge. I don't ask for help. I didn't talk about depression.

The Pursuit of Vitality

The opposite of depression is not happiness, but vitality, and it was vitality that seemed to seep away from me in that moment. — Andrew Solomon Andrew’s statement resonated with me when I first watched his TED talk about a…