The thing about living: on my depression and anxiety

Last October I had one of my worst episodes of 2016. In a room by myself in Athens, I rocked back and forth feeling completely alone wanting to slash my rubber skin into pieces. Crying came as long sobs and then short intervals. Nausea didn't allow me to eat or digest. My gag reflex was … Continue reading The thing about living: on my depression and anxiety

Spring cleaning & three month reviews!

It's beginning to look like spring here in Shanghai. The air is fresh and bouncy, the sun seems crisp and cool, and the flowers are all white and pink blisters on tree branches. I love this breeze, I really do. Each change of season, however, calls for a change in the human spirit similar to … Continue reading Spring cleaning & three month reviews!