‘Make better Choices’ and other Directionless Directives

This week I keep running across sayings, posters and quotes that I find frustrating because they are all sayings and directives that I believed in and strived towards for so many years. The problem was that in reality I was spinning my wheels and not really making any progress with moving forward and away from … Continue reading "‘Make better Choices’ and other Directionless Directives"

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Understanding Depression and the Sinking I Can’t Breathe Feeling

I realized that depression was a result of something else. There was a root. I had been defined by the actions and communications about me from others. Once I realized that fact, it was only a matter of looking at fasle way that I had been defined and changing it back to the truth. I had hope for recovery from depression for the first time. I fought to get my life back, and I won.

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Emotional Healing by Understanding Psychological Abuse

Every day I realize more and more that if the world is going to change at all, it is going to change through the emotional healing of the victims. I think that victims of emotional abuse and all the other forms of abuse that stem from emotional and psychological abuse including sexual abuse, domestic violence … Continue reading "Emotional Healing by Understanding Psychological Abuse"

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Ten Differences between living Broken and living Whole

This list is a comparison of how my life used to be, compared to how it is today. ~Darlene Brokenness: ~the oppression of depression ~the guilt and shame of mental illness ~the guilt and shame of emotional abuse (or any other type of abuse) ~the weight and responsibility of the world ~self hate ~the darkness … Continue reading "Ten Differences between living Broken and living Whole"

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