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Depression and Anxiety

Happiness is…

by Deb Shugg
Diary of Secrets - Living with depression and anxiety and happiness and jigsaw

When you live with depression and anxiety happiness isn’t quite what you’d expect. I was thinking recently about the concept of happiness and what it means to be truly happy. It’s an important question in this world of anything goes. When I think about what I want from life, I’m immediately drawn to “I just […]

Finding comfort…

by Deb Shugg
Diary of Secrets - Living with depression and anxiety

When you live with depression and anxiety finding comfort can be a trying thing. I’ve lived with depression and anxiety for most of my adult life and possibly, part of my childhood. So I often wonder what it must be like to ‘normal’. You know what I mean… ‘normal’ like, everybody else is ‘normal’! This […]

It’s a hard rain…

by Deb Shugg
Diary of Secrets - Living with depression and anxiety - It's a hard rain.

Where have you been my darling young one? When you live with depression and anxiety you go places others dare not travel. I’ve never wanted to write a song more than when I read the lyrics of Bob Dylan. The more I read them (and sing them in my head) the more I feel connected […]

Depression & anxiety – underneath your illness.

by Deb Shugg
Living with depression and anxiety - diary of secrets

When you live with depression & anxiety it’s too easy to let it define you. I’ve lived with depression and anxiety for most of my adult life. At times it’s left me incapacitated and suicidal. At other times it’s been my defining persona; the thing that defines me amid my many affectations. But, for the […]

No-one understands me…

by admin
Living with depression and anxiety - diary of secrets

When you live with depression and anxiety it’s just possible that you might be the only one who doesn’t understand. Recently, I’ve been lead into thinking about those of us who haven’t recognised they have an illness and as a consequence spend all their time pissing everyone off. Putting it tersely, people living with depression […]