Depression is not sadness. It can encompass this feeling and others, but in my opinion it is more a numbing, a stuffing of unexpressed, unprocessed feelings. It is being stuck and going around and round the same old thoughts and feelings without ceasing. It is a darkness and a grey curtain between you and the … Continue reading Inside Depression
People need to be heard, and to have their feelings validated. Everyone has a story - how they grew up, what happened to them, and how it affected them. Not everyone has had a tragic past or experienced trauma, but the most important thing is how one experiences and feels about what has happened in … Continue reading Tell Me A Story
Emotions have a lot to do with a lot, actually. But not just emotions; we humans are also uniquely capable of reasoning, of logical thought. To put it simply, we have higher brain functions. Yet it's commonly thought that feelings come from the lower, more primitive part of our brains. So we struggle. I have … Continue reading What’s emotion got to do with it?