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Being Open – My Experience of Depression

As my blog is about healing and awareness, I thought I would give my perspective on a word we so often hear yet rarely understand – depression. (If you read this, remember it’s my own personal perspective based on many years of self-healing and discovery. If you can relate to it, great! If not, move

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Raw Honesty

All I’ve wanted to do today is leave. Leave Earth, leave Natalie and give up. My writing this brutal honesty is down to releasing the fear of judgment and questioning my existence. I feel I chose this path yet I long or wish for it to be different. Especially when there really is no evidence

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Talking about Suicide

Suicide is a subject that people have tainted with confusion and shame. Yet after watching the BBC documentary Life after Suicide, I got inspired to write on the topic. At 20 years old I completely gave up on myself. Life became hopeless, painful and very dark, complete with my very own voice telling me to

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Labels

“Why label yourself when the rest of the world are doing it for you?” – A.K Why are we obsessed with labels?  Why do we need them to identify with the world around us?  Why does being labeled a depressant make someone feel relieved as if they finally know what’s “wrong” and there is something

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Raw with Words

“As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.” – Goethe My daily challenge is seeing the good, seeing the best in any situation and accepting the moment for what it is, especially in myself… My greatest suffering is seeing through a filter of ‘lack’ and wishing I were different. In my

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The Depression Book: Depression as an Opportunity for Spiritual Growth By Cheri Huber

This book is another favorite of mine amongst Cheri’s work. The Depression Book to me is a must read for anyone who is lost and trying to grasp what’s happening to them. “An essential part of seeing clearly is finding the willingness to look closely and to go beyond our own ideas. There are many

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Healing Without Freud or Prozac: Natural approaches to curing stress, anxiety & depression by Dr. Servan-Schreiber

To me this book was a very powerful eye opener in respect to understanding more about depression, stress and anxiety.I read it in 2008 when I was in the process of discovering different techniques and ideas about how to help my depression plus learning how to cope with it. I will say quickly that when

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Depression & Anxiety Self Expression

When I felt depressed, anxious and very dark this is what I wrote – I want you to see I have been on a massive journey in life and I still am despite my past. Now everyday is about learning. This piece of writing is from 3 years ago when I was deeply lost and

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