Mental Health Archive

May is Mental Health Month

Recently I noticed that many of my posts are kind of dark, deep dives into heartbreak. I was like,  “Beth, you sound depressed. Why all the big feelings? Are you always this sad?”  Maybe I am depressed. I definitely have very large feelings. Please ...Read More

Clearing My Head About Pain

"...I suspect you might want to hurl a knife at my eye, or better, if you are less violently inclined, you might mumble something softly under your breath like, 'bitch. I know I might." ...Read More

Why Should I of all people write?

I understand feeling invisible, totally uncool, and feeling less than. I really get it. I also know that it gets better, even when better seems absolutely impossible, and even when better means that it might get worse and then get better again. ...Read More

If You Are in Crisis, TEXT #741741

Earlier this week, a friend posted this: “I don’t have any answers but I do know this: (1.) death is just a doorway; (2.) it always gets better; (3.) love is the answer to all of our problems.”  ...Read More