mental health

Staring Into the Abyss

The worst part of this all is that I know what's coming and there's absolutely nothing I can do to stop it. Sure, there's a lot of tips and tricks aimed at preventing this. There's a handful of tools I have for coping with it. But nothing makes the depression go away. Right now, I'm staring… Continue reading Staring Into the Abyss

travel

The Athens Adventure (Part 2)

You can read Part 1 here. A good night's sleep can really change a lot. Specifically, the view of a city you've never been to before. Athens looked much nicer to me after a night's sleep. Knowing we were only a block away from the American Embassy gave me a sense of peace that helped… Continue reading The Athens Adventure (Part 2)

mental health

Things They Don’t Tell You When They Say “It Gets Better”

When you're depressed, one of the most common things you hear is that "It gets better." Which it does. But there's a lot of things they don't tell you when someone says that, and they're things that really need to be heard. So I'm putting them out there, just in case. One day, you're going… Continue reading Things They Don’t Tell You When They Say “It Gets Better”