Baby Steps, Mental Health, Random Ramblings

Even Darwin Had Bad Days

This week, I stumbled upon an NPR post, Charles Darwin And The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, written by Robert Krulwich. It made me pause, then smile in recognition because I've felt this way. (We've all felt this way!) So many times. You can read the original post here. On October 1, 1861,… Continue reading Even Darwin Had Bad Days

Random Ramblings

Think Small: Save the World

This has been a bad year for those of us who fight with depression. Pop onto ANY social media site, and you'll be bombarded with EVERYTHING wrong with the world. There are billions of people who are hurting, starving, and in desperate need of help. Every. Single. Day. For example: Approximately 795 million people in the… Continue reading Think Small: Save the World

Random Ramblings

Perimenopause, B Vitamins, and Depression

Around three years ago, a woman who I know and trust, a woman old enough to be my mother—yet looks young enough to be my sister—asked me out of the blue, "Do you mind me asking, how old are you?" I was in my early forties. She clucked her tongue and shook her head in… Continue reading Perimenopause, B Vitamins, and Depression