Gray Areas

There have often been times in my life when I’ve struggled with “gray areas” – areas in which there is some form of confusion, debate, or uncertainty. One of those areas has been with mental illness. I grew up learning the Christian faith. I went to a Christian grade school, a Christian high school, and a Christian college. I went to church almost every week. … Continue reading Gray Areas

What Does Depression Feel Like?

It’s not wanting to get out of bed in the morning – and sometimes I don’t. It’s a cloudiness in my mind that just sucks the life out of my thoughts and emotions. It’s wanting to isolate myself from other people. It’s desiring to stay inside the house because it’s kind of my “safe place.” It’s putting on a smile when I’m around others so they don’t know I’m not feeling … Continue reading What Does Depression Feel Like?