Tag: mental health

Pennywise the clown

What Pennywise The Clown Taught Me About My Depression

This article has been featured on The Mighty’s website and Facebook page. As a lifelong fan of horror fiction writer Stephen King, going to watch the cinematic reimagining of the prolific author’s 1986 novel It, was a no-brainer. It was...

/ October 5, 2017

Why Depression Is A Liar And A Thief

It’s no secret that depression is kind of an asshole. In fact, it’s pretty much a goddamned gold medallist in the Asshole Olympics. It’s the mayor of Assholeville. You get the picture. I’ve suffered from depression since I was around...

/ October 2, 2017
Writing is my anti-depressant of choice

Why Writing Is Still My Anti-Depressant Of Choice

It’s been a rough couple of weeks, to say the least. I won’t bore you with the minutiae of why things have been a little, shall we say “taxing”, on the emotional front, but I will give you the précis...

/ September 11, 2017
Signs of success

4 Subtle Signs That You’ve Made It

Success is a subtle thing. It does’t announce itself or make some grand, flamboyant entrance. You don’t just wake up one day and “feel” successful, declaring to the world “hey, I’ve made it! Suck on that, world!”. Success is a...

/ September 2, 2017

Take a Break from Technology and Switch On Your Creativity

I’ve always considered my relationship with technology as being purely platonic. Sure, it was nice having it around, but I could just as easily live without it. No wahala, as they say in Nigeria. However, when my wife and I...

/ August 20, 2017