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Loosing Faith

If we have faith, we are taught to wake up each morning and consider the new day as a gift from God, but what does it mean when you no longer consider it a gift? 822 more words

Random Thoughts

Primo Levi on human nature and surviving Auschwitz

I had never heard the name Primo Levi before reading it in an essay by Ursula K. Le Guin. She described this person as ‘a writer who never spoke anything but the truth, who lived a year in Auschwitz, and knew about injustice.’ I was intrigued, but it wasn’t until I came across his name again a short time later in something Anne Lamott said, where, again, he was described as a wise soul and speaker of truth. 1,711 more words

Ponderings

For Once

Mornings like this.
Where you’re feeling like a storm
Could settle over you,
But you just want to enjoy your day
For once.

So you run. 119 more words

Poetry

The Abyss

A poetic, visual piece of my reality living with Depression and Generalized Anxiety Disorder.  This piece is real, and raw, and has been clawing to get out for some time now.   416 more words

Mental Health

Solitaire

One place starts to look like all the others I have been
There’s another lonely face painted up to make the scene
Hollow laughter fills the air… 229 more words

Updates

When relapse stares you in the face

My depression has relapsed. It’s back. There…I needed to write it out for me to accept that I cannot control my symptoms, yet again. Tomorrow I visit my psychiatrist, and wait for my therapist to fix up an appointment. 720 more words

Depression

Kung Minsan

Paminsan-minsan ayoko ng magsulat. Ayoko ng lumabas. Ayoko ng makipag-usap kahit kanino. Ayoko ng kumain. Gusto ko na lang matulog kahit hindi ako makatulog. Ayoko na. 251 more words