Why Am I Waking Up Tired?

 Yuris Alhumaydy — Unsplash Rarely does anyone talk about the extent of tiredness depression brings about. Usually, the main focus is on symptoms like apathy, hopelessness, mood swings, or social isolation. For those of us who struggle with depression, healthy amounts of sleep can be an ever-evading force. For some depressed individuals, sleep troubles manifest in […]

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The world is quiet My thoughts are private My heart beating is the metronome of the passing minutes Breaths are labored visits My mind is loud and scattered Outlandish ideas become gathered, then fractured No expectations Heightened sensations Life’s biggest frustrations Is anyone else out there lucid Is anyone else out there wounded I feel […]

My Antidepressants Make Me Sick

Anyone who has taken or is taking antidepressants should unfortunately be able to relate to this. My Anti Depressants Make Me Sick “Take these, you’ll get better!” “Now there will be a few side effects, but nothing to worry about.” “It won’t be that bad…” I say, filled with doubt.   Anti depressants would be […]