My Top 20 Mood Boosting Songs

For the past few weeks I have been working really hard trying not to let my depression take over my life.  Music is one of the ways I keep myself grounded and singing along can help regulate my mood.  Each one of us has music/songs that speaks to us even on our darkest days, this list contains just a few of mine.  I have no set genre of music that I gravitate towards, just songs that I can sing along to or remind me of happier times. Continue reading “My Top 20 Mood Boosting Songs”

Self Care

When I drop into a pit of depression all things self care fall to the back of my mind and I end up neglecting myself. Sometimes I can end up going weeks without showering because I feel too exhausted to do so. I often over-indulge on sugary and high fat foods because I’m trying to fill the hole that depression leaves behind. Even when I appear to be okay, I am in fact struggling to accomplish even the most basic day to day activities such as brushing my teeth or keeping up with my housework. Continue reading “Self Care”