Posts tagged with ‘suicide’

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It’s a long way to the top…

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

When you live with depression and anxiety thoughts of suicide can be hard to bear. As you probably know, I’ve had a lot happen in my emotional world over the past few months. I plummeted into a desperate, suicidal chasm that took every ounce of my energy to endure. I’m not the only person in […]

Walk or Don’t Walk…

by Deb Shugg
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When you live with depression and anxiety life takes on an unusual type of chaos. For those that know me well, you’ll know that I enjoy watching people. I find other people’s behavioral traits highly amusing. Not in the laugh out loud sense of amusing, which some times does occur. But in the context of […]

Depression – The things you shouldn’t say – 1…

by Deb Shugg
Living with depression and anxiety

When you live with depression and anxiety it seems everyone has an idea. In the years since I first started experiencing symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder I’ve received more advice, attempted more home remedies and read more inspirational quotes and books than I care to remember.  And for the most part they’ve all been […]

The fortress of solitude…

by Deb Shugg
Living with depression & anxiety - The fortress of solitude.

When you live with depression and anxiety Lent is for living. In the past I would never have considered myself naïve.  In fact, when it comes to living, I’d tell you that I’d pretty much experienced the whole gamut of well, experiences, before I reached my 21st birthday.   And, whilst I’d managed to rescue my […]

Success. It’s personal.

by Deb Shugg
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When you live with depression and anxiety it seems there’s no point to living. A long time ago in my battle with depression, I arrived at that place where I was convinced life wasn’t worth the trouble.  In my failure to successfully navigate the nuances of day-to-day living I was ready to give up and […]