The Lasting Story Of Suicide

The Lasting Story Of Suicide

When someone kills themselves, it arouses all kinds of responses. Disbelief.  Despair.  Anger.  Confusion.  Fear.  Overwhelming empathy for those who loved that person.  Deep sadness for the one who faced that excruciating choice. If famous, like Robin Williams, we...
3 Steps Out of Hidden Depression

3 Steps Out of Hidden Depression

I have been writing about hidden depression. The person who no one would suspect, behind those smiling eyes and cheerful, “Good morning!” was thinking of driving off the road.  If it weren’t for her kids. Or his family. What a horrible way to live....
Perfectly Hidden Depression: How You Started Hiding & How To Stop

Perfectly Hidden Depression: How You Started Hiding & How To Stop

It is a little ironic. Going viral with a post about hidden depression. I both was and wasn’t surprised. 3 weeks ago, I wrote the Perfectly Hidden Depressed Person post (PHDP).  There was an extraordinary response.  I thought my laptop had some sort of strange...
The Perfectly Hidden Depressed Person:  Are You One?

The Perfectly Hidden Depressed Person: Are You One?

You have seen her. She looks great.  Smiling.  Not overly done up.  She has what looks like a good marriage, maybe a couple of kids.  Maybe she has her own career outside of being a mom; maybe not.  If she does, her life looks balanced. She’s still close with...