Rest & Well Being
You need time to reflect, meditate, and rest. Your body needs time to recover.
All-or-nothing is a simplification of our reality. In order to see clearly we need to be able to see a view broader than our current problems.
We can fix these perceptions. The reality is that most of us have dealt with a mental health issue in our lives, and all of us have been impacted by it. We need to open up about what we are feeling.
I was talking with a close friend of mine. He was much older than me and had been through a lot in his life. He let me know that he had depression and he had helped a few other through their depression episodes. He described one of the symptoms as a tape recorder that plays
Panic attacks can be scary both for the person who is experiencing it and also for anyone who may be witnessing it. During a particularly challenging and stressful time in our lives, we talked with our therapist about a panic attack episode that happened. She made a few suggestions for what to do if a
A few years ago I realized I was trading my family for my phone. I was deep in understanding user behavior and user centered design as part of my work and was digging into apps and how they worked. I was drawn to them, addicted, but didn’t realize it. It was Emilee, my wife, that
I put on my glasses for the first time. It was amazing. I could see. I could read things across the room. I see details in peoples faces. I didn’t know I couldn’t see it was just the way I saw the world. Then in one moment I realized what I didn’t know I wasn’t
This was me. 283 lbs of me. I was depressed. Not because of the weight, but because of a chemical imbalance in my brain. I was diagnosed with severe depression and anxiety when I was 21. Looking back though, I was depressed for most of my high school years and afterwords. It hasn’t been a