It's an ugly place to be - one where you feel alone and isolated from everyone, really. You can't sleep or you sleep too much. You can't eat or you can't stop eating. You cry. You panic. You feel angry, sad, confused, and overwhelmed all in one breath. You contemplate your life - you begin … Continue reading Self-Care is a MUST: How experiencing Postpartum depression for a second time made me a self-advocate.
I'm going to go out on a limb and say that, if not every one, than most people have experienced the struggle of an inferiority complex. I know I did at one point, early on in my college education. At times, it rears its ugly head, but I've learned to overcome the complex and come … Continue reading Hurdles for Moms in College: Overcoming an Inferiority Complex
I've been through this before. Not exactly this, but a much worse version of postpartum depression (PPD) after my second child. Because I have been through it, I started noticing symptoms a few months ago and did my best to cope: meditation, rest, reading, etc. However, I am not able to cope as well … Continue reading Diary of a Mom in College: Postpartum Depression
When I was 20 years old I was diagnosed with social and generalized anxiety disorder. I don’t tell many people about it because I am often embarrassed by the condition. Also, a lot of people don’t understand what it means, and some people don’t believe it exists at all. Most of you have seen the social media posts about … Continue reading Coping with Post-Semester Depression (Seasonal Affective Disorder)