Living with misophonia

Misophonia is finally, slowly, starting to have its day in the sun  — the Washington Post did a feature on it in December, for example, and there seems to be a flickering awareness of what it is. Sort of. With the exception of the people who have it, though, a lot of that awareness is rather dismissive. […]

The whirlpool of depression

Depression is a funny and inconsistent beast. It’s not like a skinned knee, which stings for a moment before flushing red, drops of blood appearing on the surface, following a predictable and neat pattern from beginning to end. You fall down, your knee hurts, you clean it, it scabs, eventually it heals over, first with […]

How Not to Respond to Depression

Being depressed is, to put it mildly, really not enjoyable. Depression takes many forms for many different people, and at various stages of depression — some people have highs and lows, some people have major depression, some people have functional days and others never do. Depression can involve a huge array of treatments including therapy, […]