Tag: mental health

Posts with this tag explore depression and mental health. Content warning for heavy themes, and possible mention/depiction of su*cidal ideation.

  • On lost stories

    Rambling about past/future selves again, but with more written words to my name. (Originally posted on Substack.)

  • On status anxiety, roots, and even more inner work

    On status anxiety, roots, and even more inner work

    I write about rejection sensitivity, the notion of losing love, and the resurfacing of younger selves. (Originally posted on Substack.)

  • On inner child work

    On inner child work

    Baby Apple’s dreams, anxieties, pursuits, and the way she persists into the present. (Originally posted on Substack.)

  • From the drafts

    As I battle my fear of being seen, here are some excerpts from letters I wrote and never published. (Originally posted on Substack.)

  • Enough is enough

    Oversharing little griefs again: the only pathway I know into writing again. (Originally posted on Substack.)

  • brain fog [a poem]

    A journal entry that turned into a rant that turned into a poem about executive dysfunction.

  • how to come back from the dead

    A Halloween-meets-depressive-episode list about returning from the dark place.

  • When disability bleeds into a pandemic

    [Content warning: discussion of heavy mental illness and the pandemic.] As “the new normal” becomes a buzz phrase, I think about how none of this is new or normal for me.