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Depression and Anxiety

Are thoughts of suicide deadly?

by Deb Shugg
What choice to I have - living with depression & anxiety

When you live with depression and anxiety suicide can be deadly! If you’ve ever heard the phrase, time heals all wounds, you’ll be familiar with the fact that the more time that’s passed since the wounding, the more pragmatic you can be about it. The more circumspect. I suspect this is a combination of how […]

Would you live in a cave…?

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

When you live with depression and anxiety life can feel cacophonic. There’s a lot to be said for being a hermit. You know, the person who lives in a cave, living off what the land provides and indulging one’s self in the comfort of his or her own thoughts. This utopia seems to me, to […]

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 […]

What feelings are these…?

by Deb Shugg
Living with depression & anxiety - The Diary of Secrets

When you’re living with depression and anxiety it can be difficult to understand your own feelings. Depression and anxiety have a tendency to make even the smallest things seem like a big problem. So it’s no surprise that the people around us may, from time to time, get a little confused. Between making mountains out […]