Can someone please direct me to the Tinder for mid-to-late-twenty-somethings who are currently trying to sort out their lives via sobriety and talking, whose only interests are The Simpsons, dogs, LPs, old books, Rush and wood burning? Extra credit for those sites geared toward young professionals who are still getting their work clothes from thrift stores and clothing swaps.
These are from a wonderful book called The Art Of Comforting. Check it out and learn how to be better at supporting people going through difficult things.
this is great, and in line with a bunch of reading I’ve been doing on mindfulness
This is really, really great. We should teach this in freakin’ kindergarten.
Watch the whole talk here»
Almost 20 years ago, writer Andrew Solomon fell into a deep depression. In this talk from TEDxMet, he speaks eloquently and openly about his struggle with “the family secret we all share,” but that no one wants to talk about. If you are a human or know a human, you have to watch this talk, but — be warned — you might just find yourself in tears.
Oh so real.
This is all relevant for anxiety disorders as well
For anyone struggling. We’re here x
Everyone should read this, maybe especially those who have never experienced clinical depression or debilitating anxiety.
Thinking about this tonight, and wanted to reshare it. J and I had a good talk tonight about how depressive episodes aren’t “boring,” because you don’t care enough to have anything you’d rather do— like it’s the one state where I WANT to lie on my bed, staring into space for hours. Apathy and sadness trump boredom.