Reverse Engineer Your Life

When I’m depressed, I definitely want to wallow in it. The thought of getting up to do something is so exhausting, that just doing nothing seems a better option. This includes showering and eating. However, there comes a point when I think to myself, “Enough is enough!” and I make this big effort to get …

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My Mother’s Story

So many adults don’t get the opportunity to talk to their parents about their relationship with each other, the good times, but also the bad, often because the parent has died. When my breakdown began and my (then un-diagnosed) illness was triggered, I had to step away from my family, specifically my mother and father. …

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Too Young For Therapy

This article has been reprinted with permission from   This piece is being presented using a basic timeline. My unedited thoughts below reflect my feelings at the times when I wrote them, and I hope that you’ll find it interesting and helpful to see them develop. BEFORE: I’m a parent with ADHD (Attention Deficit …

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