Tag: Depression

LONELINESS
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LONELINESS

What makes us lonely?  When do we feel loneliness and how do we get ourselves out of these dark places?  Let us first take a look at the meaning of loneliness in our Webster Dictionary as well as my best interpretation of how it should be defined? Webster Definition of Loneliness-1.  Sadness because one has…

SOLITUDE
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SOLITUDE

Why is it important to have a certain amount of solitude in our lives?  Before we go any further, let us take a look at the meaning of solitude in our Webster Dictionary. Solitude-1.  the state or situation of being alone. 2.  a lonely or uninhabited place Daily Wisdom Word Definition of Solitude-1.  The times…

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The Art of Listening

“Listening is an art that requires attention over self, over ego.” -Dean Jackson As someone diagnosed with clinical depression, a movement that has been very critical in shaping up my confidence is the #IDONTMIND movement started a couple of years back. The #IDONTMIND movement encourages people dealing with a mental illness to speak up. With…

Depression – Part 2
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Depression – Part 2

“Depression is an illness; not a choice.” -Unknown I’ve written about depression and mental illnesses before on this platform. But while the previous posts were written with people just like me in mind, this one is written more for people who have never experienced a mental illness or never quite understood it. There are a…

LONELINESS
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LONELINESS

We have all suffered from loneliness from time to time.  Loneliness affects many of us around the globe.  First  of all, let’s take a look at the definition of loneliness in our Webster Dictionary. Webster Definition of loneliness-1.  Sadness because one has no friends or company. 2. The quality of being unfrequented or remote;  isolation…

DESPAIR
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DESPAIR

Why write about despair?  It isn’t the most pleasant word in the world.  However, it is a part of the human condition and we will all feel it or have felt it at some point in our lives.  Let’s go ahead and take a look at the meaning of despair in our Webster Dictionary. Despair-1. …

Mental Health Awareness
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Mental Health Awareness

“Depression is being colorblind and constantly told how colorful the world is.” -Atticus Although I’ve talked about depression and other mental health conditions before, this post has a slightly different agenda. I urge anyone dealing with mental health issues to spread awareness of what your issues are and how specifically they become roadblocks during various…