An Easy Litmus Test for Depression

There’s an easy way to determine if you suffer from Major (aka, Clinical) Depression, or if you’re just depressed, aka feeling blue. To clarify, when I say depressed, with a lower-case “d,” I’m referring to the emotion. It’s the temporary feeling that comes and goes like every other emotion, and is caused by circumstances. When…

I’m Not Reliable Anymore

I used to be sharp. Focused. Reliable. I was on point, all the time. It was one of my finest skills. I remember what it was like. But I’ve come to a painful realization: that quality is gone from me. It has slowly slipped away. It’s not like dementia. I don’t blink and suddenly have…