Elspeth’s dominant feeling when she hit rock bottom was she was not safe. Depression and self-harm soon followed. Until one day she realized she was the one responsible for making herself feel safe.
P. Cervinus shares their perspective on a mental illness diagnosis; the peril of pathologization or the blind acceptance, and operating between the two poles.
Greg struggles with addiction, alcoholism and isolation. Learning from his journey of healing, he shares how he is battling agoraphobia.
An anonymous guest blogger shares that the darkness of her depression is nothing to be ashamed of.
Tora has experienced much in her life; abuse, sexual assault, abandonment, feelings of worthlessness. Getting her life on track, she felt the trauma was behind her. Then she began to have daily seizures which were diagnosed as Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures (PNES).
NM was angry, depressed, confused and anxious after learning of her husband’s infidelity. It took regaining her self-love and self-worth through years of therapy to finally being able to walk away for good.
Sneha find herself spiralling downward into depression as she tries to process being the lone survivor of a car crash. She decides to open up to her partner and begins to heal through their discussions.