Mental Health

How My Guinea Pig Aided My Mental Health

She truly did rely completely on me, and there’s something about depression that makes you feel as though you’re an invisible entity. Even when my phone was silent, my calendar was empty, and I felt the most alone in the world, Annabelle saw me. Continue reading

Depression Doesn’t Just “Go Away”

The relative that suddenly pulls up in the driveway, lugging their bags into the house, declaring their week-long stay will eventually leave. You will breathe a sigh of relief when the stay is done, help them pack their car, and wave from the front porch. The weight that is lifted from you is only darkened by the knowledge that they will return. It will happen again. Continue reading