Tag: DEPRESSION

walking in the woods without a flashlight

How to walk in the woods with no light

Sometimes I feel like I’m walking through the woods without a flashlight.  Do you know what I mean? Darkness envelopes me and I can’t see where I’m going. I’m afraid I will fall. Or that the darkness will consume me entirely, like a wild animal. We hear noises and wonder, […]

other people's drama

When insomnia can be a good thing

I woke up in the wee hours of the morning and couldn’t get back to sleep. What I did next is important. But first I need to point out that insomnia is often a trigger and a symptom of depression. When I couldn’t get back sleep within about thirty minutes, I […]

bad hair and depression

How our hair affects our depression

 O.k., today’s post may seem silly. What does hair have to do with depression? Actually, more than you might know. The one constant over the years is my hair. It’s wild, unruly, and I have a lot of it. I’ve colored it for years but somewhere in these […]