Holding things in, Letting them out.

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Confessions, or saying out loud the things I want to keep most quiet.

and because I'm mad into lists right now . . . Depression. Once upon a time, back in May? June? when I had my last check in with my doctor, she expressed a desire to see about having me come down on my medication, or completely off, beginning in March. I'm on 20mg of fluoxetine. … Continue reading Confessions, or saying out loud the things I want to keep most quiet.

I am held.

So, I'm not all that good right now. It's a number of things (retailhell season, anniversary of my grandmother's death which generally make me think of them both as they were good enough to die in the same year and also because, hey, we buried her on my grandfather's birthday--HAPPY BIRTHDAY GIPPY, LOOK WHAT WE … Continue reading I am held.

Apathy as a response to Anxiety, and Depression is an asshole, too.

Recently, someone asked me how I dealt with apathy when it comes up. I'm not sure that I can really talk apathy's role in my life and how I deal with it, without starting at the beginning. Feel free to jump to the bullet points if TL;DR. Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional. This is … Continue reading Apathy as a response to Anxiety, and Depression is an asshole, too.

Oh, the humanity; or Compassion and Poseidon (The Pagan Experience week 5)

WK 1- Feb. 2- Humanity- How do you define “humanity”? What is your contribution to the collective space of humanity? How does your spiritual path support this definition and contributions?Note:  we will be exploring some of what you all share as your practices more deeply in the months ahead, so don’t hold back in giving … Continue reading Oh, the humanity; or Compassion and Poseidon (The Pagan Experience week 5)