Kids Are Getting More Depressed. 10 Things You Can Do.

Kids Are Getting More Depressed. 10 Things You Can Do.

I recently watched “13 Reasons Why,” a Netflix series depicting a young increasingly depressed teenage girl losing the fight with her will to live. It’s based on the book by the same name. She dies a horrible death, by suicide. The same day she died,...
Perfectly Hidden Depression: How Do You Risk Opening Up?

Perfectly Hidden Depression: How Do You Risk Opening Up?

Even though people with Perfectly Hidden Depression (PHD) are actively masking their pain, with enough stress, defenses start to break down. The mask that you wear on a daily basis — the one that hides vulnerabilities and secrets that you keep —  is...
When The Holidays Bring The Memory Of Loss

When The Holidays Bring The Memory Of Loss

December 17th, 2007.  The day my mom died. I can remember where I was standing when my brothers called me. 9:23 am — in my kitchen, in front of the stove. It was odd hearing from Spencer that morning. His halting, but loving voice came over the line....