You Are What You Eat

Photo by Vlada Karpovich from Pexels “Tell me what you eat and I will tell you what you are.”Anthelme Brillat-Savarin In this series, we will be reviewing the "Treatments That Work" workbook, " Overcoming Depression." The intention will be to highlight key skills that can be helpful in easing the difficulties experienced from depression. As a recap, BEAST [...]

Sex, Drugs, and Rock ‘N’ Roll

Photo by Anna Shvets from Pexels “Drugs are a bet with your mind.”― Jim Morrison In this series, we will be reviewing the "Treatments That Work" workbook, " Overcoming Depression." The intention will be to highlight key skills that can be helpful in easing the difficulties experienced from depression. As a recap, BEAST is the mnemonic used to not [...]

Night Night

Photo by Александар Цветановић from Pexels “A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book.” — Irish proverb In this series, we will be reviewing the "Treatments That Work" workbook, " Overcoming Depression." The intention will be to highlight key skills that can be helpful in easing the difficulties experienced from depression. As [...]

Taming the BEAST

Photo by Philipp Pilz on Unsplash Beast (noun) 3: something formidably difficult to control or deal withMerriam-Webster Dictionary Depression takes many forms. Some people refer to their depression as part of their identity. Others express their depression as another side of them, while others express depression as a separate entity from themselves. The "Overcoming Depression" guide's [...]

Maybe I am Depressed…

Photo by Pixabay from Pexels “The only thing more exhausting than being depressed is pretending that you’re not.”– Unknown One of the first mental health issues we will tackle together will be depression. During the COVID19 pandemic, many people have either relapsed into depression or questioned whether they have it. In this post, I will highlight the key [...]

Celebrating Life

"When a woman is giving birth, she has sorrow because her hour has come, but when she has delivered the baby, she no longer remembers the anguish, for joy that a human being has been born into the world."John 16:21 English Standard Version Today is my third child's , Naomi, first birthday. We are so [...]

Social Distancing

Photo by Markus Spiske from Pexels There's nothing I value more than the closeness of friends and family, a smile as I pass someone on the street.Willie Stargell Despite the recent mandates to stay home, my personal life hasn't change drastically. This may come as a surprise because I try do a lot of activities. Nevertheless, most days [...]

Disney Princesses

Photo by Raychan on Unsplash "They can't order me to stop dreaming."Cinderella It's been about 2-3 weeks since I've posted. It's ironic because I have done a few exciting things since my last post. I've appeared on my first podcast and assisted in brewing beer at a brewery. There have also been a lot of [...]