I’d rather be happy than high….

I haven't been this happy in a long, long time. I used to be afraid of addressing my depression, because I liked my highs more than I detested my lows. Or at least I thought I did. I thought (or told myself as a means to avoid dealing?) that if I'd address and get rid … Continue reading I’d rather be happy than high….

My hierarchy of well-being: real people, nature and physical activity

Following up on this weekend's post (One step at the time. And that's a good start), I figured a few other things out this weekend, in terms of what grounds me and helps me deal with stress and prevent sliding back into a depressive state. 1. "Real" people I feel like I covered that in … Continue reading My hierarchy of well-being: real people, nature and physical activity

One step at the time. And that’s a good start.

Over the last couple of weeks, three to be exact, my life has literally done a 180 turn and gotten me back almost to where I started over three months ago. I am over worked, under slept and unhappy. Stress is building exponentially week over week and in the beginning I was at least able … Continue reading One step at the time. And that’s a good start.