Posts tagged with ‘Dealing with depression’

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Where have all the rainbows gone…

by Deb Shugg
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When you live with depression and anxiety you can feel such a long way away from your dreams. Somewhere over the rainbow way up high There’s a land that I heard of once in a lullaby Somewhere over the rainbow skies are blue And the dreams that you dare to dream really do come true […]

Under the sea…

by Deb Shugg
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When you live with depression and anxiety, if you let it, life can be like a ride in a submarine. Having been educated in the 70’s by teachers who were barely as old as my siblings I was indoctrinated into a musical era that included bands like,  The Beatles, Rolling Stones and ACDC just to […]

Life’s cheap to a pirate!

by Deb Shugg
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We are the pirates who don’t do anything! Aaarrgggh in honour of international talk like a pirate day on 19th September, I think it’s only fitting to see how depression and anxiety fit into a romanticised view of piracy. Never having been one to shy away from a topic, there’s an amount of effort that […]

It’s a hard rain…

by Deb Shugg
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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
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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 […]