The sun will always shine tomorrow

Dealing with depression and anxiety means that there are good days and there are bad days. Much like dealing with cancer, or so my cancer-stricken friends tell me. Sometimes a day can be both bad and good. Mood changes can be quick and unpredictable. I’ve learned to enjoy the good while it lasts, and alsoContinue reading “The sun will always shine tomorrow”

Helium balloons floating away

“Daniel, why are you so far from the community now?” asked a friend some months ago. “You want to be given the option to accept or decline the invitation? If you keep declining, sooner or later, people will stop inviting you,” said another friend a few days ago. The funny thing about depression is thatContinue reading “Helium balloons floating away”

The worst part about having mental illness

I watched the movie Joker this week and there was this one line that struck me: “The worst part about having mental illness is people expect you to behave as if you don’t.” This is so true. I was expressing a problem I had which I could see is a direct consequence of withdrawal dueContinue reading “The worst part about having mental illness”