Writing

Learning from loss

I've been writing blogs about my journey for a website called Headspace. Right now I have blogs two posted:  Till Death Do Us Part: Living the Vows of [...]

I am anxious about…or am I?

I am taking part in a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy group for Anxiety. The idea it to desensitize you to your  anxiety by revising them. The first step is to [...]

The Magic: Happy is a Choice

The ability to be happy has always be there for me, but I've never wanted to carry through. Sometimes it's easier to wallow in self-pity and depression. [...]

One Day at a Time Part III

CBT FOR DEPRESSION: How I've Changed June 23, 2015 I haven’t been truly depressed for a while. I have sad days and moments of depression, but they pass [...]

One Day at a Time Part II

This is the second post about my learning outcomes and how I've changed following Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Depression. When I finished the [...]

One Day at a Time, Part I

In March I wrote about the fact that I was taking a program - Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Depression. This was the second mental health therapy [...]

Up …Down… Up

I am trying to write from the heart but my words keep getting tripped up by my mind. Life keeps us on a rollercoaster. When we go up it’s exhilarating. [...]

For a thousand years

I have been at a loss for words for months.  But as I approach the second anniversary of Bob's passing, June 8th, I cry more often, sleep less, feel [...]

Metamorphosis – gently climbing out of the cocoon

My fingers get caught on the strings, my hands and legs are tangled, words stuck in my throat make it hard to breath. I am entering the metamorphosis of my [...]

Alone and Lonely

The last post I wrote was when I was in crisis. I am through that portion of the journey, with lots of help. I have been in group therapy and continue this [...]