April 28, 2020

We are all on lock-down. Those of us who suffer chronic depression know all too well what lock-down feels like. We regularly stay within our homes when our depression is active. Our home is our salvation. The rest of our population needs to take a lesson here. When your country is threatened by a pandemic…

January 19, 2020

“You are a child of the universe, no less than the trees and the stars, you have a right to be here.” (The Desiderata by Max Ehrman). This is my favorite poem. It has helped me through many dark times (cycles). Everything in nature operates in cycles: the seasons, monthly cycles of the moon, fertility,…

December 24, 2019

Write this down and keep it with you. It can save much pain. When journeying through the holidays solo, do these things every day: 1. Plan the day, even if the only events are waking up and eating. 2. Take a walk, a long one if you can. 3. Clean up, shower, etc. 4. Have…