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My Struggle With Depression

For the majority of my teen years until now I’ve had a struggle with depression and it’s been a roller-coaster ride throughout. It’s because of my turbulent past that I got into holistic healing in the first place. 151 more words

Defining Your True Self

How Do I Love Myself?

Contrary to popular belief, depressed people desperately want to feel better. I know this from my own experience. For me, the self-loathing and apathy were excruciating. 636 more words

Love/Hope

What Drinking Does to Your Body Over Time

The effects of having a few drinks can differ person to person, but often people may not realize just how risky their drinking patterns are, or what that alcohol is doing to them under the hood. 532 more words

Review of The Girl On The Train by Paula Hawkins

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Rachel’s life has become a pathetic lie. Because of her excessive drinking, her marriage has ended and now she’s lost her job. 319 more words

Book Reviews

FORGIVENESS & AMENDS

So, about three months ago, I felt the urge to write up this whole essay on what it means to mend broken relationships and what it means to forgive the self and others, and move on. 344 more words

Recovery

The Countdown is On

I have four days to go until I hit six months of sobriety. When I do so, I’ll be traveling back from a long weekend visit with my in-laws (both of whom drink and both of whom know I’m in recovery). 431 more words

Alcoholism