Category Archives: Depression

20 things to do when you’re depressed

1.       Watch Wuthering Heights with Juliette Binoche and Ralph Fiennes (this movie is so bad, and the characters so pathetic, that you will automatically feel better).  2.       Bake brownies, slather them in ice cream, and eat as many as you can.  You will … Continue reading

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talking for the sake of talking

This is one of those weeks when I just don’t feel like working.  Maybe I’m a little burned out on work right now; it does seem to happen with clock-like regularity.  People come into my office every day and tell … Continue reading

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HELLO DARKNESS MY OLD FRIEND . . .

In recent days I have lost myself.  My “self.”  The lights have dimmed, my path has been obscured, and I frequently find myself in tears, appropo of nothing.  Sitting and listening to my clients this week has been tough.  Their pain, their loss, … Continue reading

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Tears for fears

A week of uncertainty, confusion, feeling wobbly in so many ways. It started last week, actually; nothing new, but echos, reminders.  A restirring of a sense of loss.  I realize how much I miss my parents, perhaps more acutely as I face … Continue reading

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