Depression. A Poem.
It’s the full battery on a phone that never rings, it’s the useless feeling that the summer sun brings when you have everything to do and no strength... just all the time in the world to drown and sink. It’s not that you’re unhappy, it’s not that you’re mad, it’s just that somewhere deep inside you’ve got a soul that’s sad. It’s never feeling justified and always being tired, it’s wishing you could be all the things you admire. There’s nothing at all wrong with yo
Keep the Conversation Going
When you are brave enough to speak up, you give power to everyone who hears you. Fear and shame shroud mental illnesses in a way they do few other things. Many people stay quiet about their struggle because they don’t want to seem needy, weak, ungrateful, crazy, or make themselves a burden to others. But when you speak up - when you tell the world that you’re hurting, and do so without cowering, without apologizing, without succumbing to guilt - you are giving others encourag