• What makes me happy?

    I wrote this poem during my first write to recovery session and was encouraged to share it. I hope some of you get as much from reading it as I did from writing it. What makes me happy?What does it even mean to "be happy?"Is it the tingle in my chestat the endof some epic questto walk the dogor wash the dishes? Is it the gleam in my eyethe edge of tearswhen I feel your heart on ...

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  • My poem saved my life :)

    Last week, the upsetting news of well known actors death shocked millions. It has brought about awareness on how depression can be hidden behind even the happiest of smiles. I am one of those people who hid behind her smile for many years and I would love to share my story with you. I am the girl next door. The girl that smiles as you pass her by in the street. The best friend who ...

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    depression,
    mental health,
    support,
    taking control,
    self-help
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