Sadness Vs Depression

I must admit, I've had writer's block as of late. So, I did a little research on topics to write about. In my research I came across this: This resonated with me. After having experienced both situational depression and clinical depression, I found this would be a good topic to explore again. Sadness Sadness is... Continue Reading →

World Bipolar Day

Today is World Bipolar Day. It's an important day as it's a day to bring awareness to the disorder. This article on why it's important is a great read but I'll be discussing it here. Bipolar Disorder Affects Every Aspect Of Life It may be hard to comprehend the full effects of Bipolar Disorder as... Continue Reading →

Put Yourself First

My life recently has been filled with a cluster of choices, some more difficult than others, and I'm often left indecisive. I try to rationalize each side of the table in a way that makes sense but both seem like reasonable arguments. The problem here is I don't ask myself what I want or what... Continue Reading →

Start Your Day With Gratitude

A little weekend motivation for you all. Give SimplisticProsperity a visit for more exceptional content. Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance. Eckhart Tolle What are you grateful for? If you would’ve asked me this question two years ago, chances are high that I would’ve blankly... Continue Reading →

Happy Valentine’s Day!

I want to wish everyone a Happy Valentine's Day. Regardless if you have a significant other to spend the day with or not, I hope you have a joyful day. Remember, even if you feel alone on this day, you're never alone. Be kind to yourself and do something special to practice self-care, no matter... Continue Reading →

One Year On WordPress

Today marks my one year anniversary of starting a blog on WordPress. I wanted to take this opportunity to reflect on the past year and how much has changed and how I've grown. Humble Beginnings When I started my first website, I called it ApexShadowDesigns. It's no longer active, but I made it while I... Continue Reading →

I’m Getting Married!

Not much else to add today. Thought I'd take the time to let you all know that I'm getting married today. I feel it's important to have a mental health support team. Whether that be a close relative, significant other, or therapist. Having someone there to support you is a great feeling as you know... Continue Reading →

Does Gaming Help Depression?

Last week, a reader of mine made a comment in regards to depression and video games that struck my curiosity. I'd like to share it with you and know your thoughts: I’m wondering if there is a way to lean onto the highs and practice great self-care and boundaries during lows. Maybe playing different games... Continue Reading →

Situational Depression Vs Clinical Depression

Depression sucks. It's known as a silent killer, claiming the lives of many each year with increasing rates. While it's widely known, it's incredibly misunderstood. There's a profound difference between situational depression and clinical depression. My goal here is to help you understand that difference. Situational Depression While they typically exhibit the same symptoms, clinical... Continue Reading →

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