Null & Void: The Lost Stories of Divorceby ArenaCommerce Collaborator
My earliest memories of my father are filled with joy and laughter. Weekend trips to the mall, riding shotgun in his delivery truck on those late work evenings he took us on when the babysitter cancelled. Me truly believing he was some angel walking in earth form like in those Sunday school stories. I even looked […]
Strength in Pain: What I’ve Learned From My Father’s Suicideby Dan Bennett
Death is a weird thing to experience. Before it happened, I never really understood its full impact. I’d lost a great aunt, a few cats and a dog, but not a dad. No one tells you about how weird it is that one day they’re there; alive, beating, warm, and the next… gone. Obviously their […]
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FROM SURVIVING TO LIVING: MY MENTAL HEALTH JOURNEYby Dan Bennett
From an early age, I have battled with depression and anxiety as quietly as possible; I was never properly able to voice my feelings without them being diminished, shot down or completely ignored. For years I was ridiculed and judged for not wanting to be a part of groups, frequently isolating myself from people, and […]
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You’re Going to be Okayby Nancy Uddin
“The world is colliding in on me. The floor is slanting and caving in. My heart is going to jump out of my chest. I close my eyes. Bismillah hir rahman nir ahim. Come back to reality, baby girl. You’re going to be okay. You’re lovely and strong.” I open my eyes and things are a little better. My body still […]
6 things people taking antidepressants are SO tired of hearing!by Sarah Mullaney
Okay so I know these kind of posts have been done before, click but while the stigma still exists around mental illness and taking antidepressants, I think it’s important to get what is NOT okay to say out in the open. And trust me, people have had no concerns getting their opinions of antidepressants out […]
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