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 quickly. I continue to live by the decision to live, but not just for others, but for me. I don’t need to be depressed to write from the […]

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 program I was asked what I LEARNED. And I wrote this out because I find writing the best way to express my ideas in the most coherent way for me. CBT […]

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 new life. Something has changed for me, or about me, or around me, or maybe it’s just me. Maybe it’s the weather. March 20th heralded the first day of […]

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 route. I am not crazy, but I am more aware of my mental health issues – a propensity toward depression and anxiety. I […]