Avoid the buildup.

You’ve probably heard it said before that it’s not so much about what you say, but how you say it. This piece of advice recurred again to me this morning when I was at a…

Just get out of bed.

How many days in the past several months have you gotten to the end of it and realized you did essentially… nothing? For me, I cringe to think how many there’s been. There have been…

It’s not the end of the world.

(Just needed to put this in writing somewhere for me to reference.) As much as you may have screwed up today and as treacherous as things feel, there’s always a way out of the mess.…

The first time I received constructive parental input

I cried. It was not the response I expected from myself; in fact, it took me awhile to realize why I was reacting so strongly. It was because I found genuine comfort in the words…

I live for the sun.

I’m not sure I could ever overestimate the positive effect of just stepping out the door, looking up at a bright blue sky, and soaking in the rays of the sun. Today I did outdoor…

McDonald’s Thoughts

Hi. I have depression. Probably anxiety too. I haven’t been out of the house of my own volition for days now; I figured today, in contrast to yesterday where I spent probably ~20 hours in…