The Gifts Of Vulnerability

Vulnerability is a gift you give to yourself. Being vulnerable isn’t the same as being scared, nor is it admitting defeat. In fact, knowing and accepting your vulnerability is actually insight into your strengths. Why? Because you can get really good at...

How To Build Self-Acceptance When You’re Fighting Depression

What does depression feel like? Andrew Solomon, a journalist and author who has suffered with severe depression wrote, “The opposite of depression isn’t happiness, but vitality.” The self you’ve known yourself to be has either vanished...

Binge-Watching Grace and Frankie? Get Ready to Face Your Fears

Binge-watching Netflix, or binge-watching anything really, had never sounded appealing. But that was before I started writing a book and desperately needed something to distract me from my own brain. So… here came Grace and Frankie to my rescue. It’s the...

Three Hurdles in the Fight With the Black Dog of Depression

Depression. It has many ways that it can be created — years of abuse, a debilitating illness, a child with a drug problem, divorce, the death of someone you love, neglect, bullying, discrimination, never feeling adequate. The list goes on and on. It has many...