Posts in category "Depression"

When It Comes To Massacres, Death Never Takes A Holiday

It has taken me two weeks to write this post. When I started seeing the faces of the Sandy Hook school massacre, I felt the darkness descending.  The carnage sent me into a downward spiral. Death during the holiday season always makes me sad.  Deaths of children and educators even more so. I won’t pretend... Read more »

The True Fear Of Unemployment: Epiphany

I had just heard “no” one too many times. My last major interview, which I thought went well, did not result in a job offer. I was frustrated, angry and disappointed.  I was royally pissed off and didn’t really care who knew it. My gracious spirit definitely had an expiration date. I had gotten past... Read more »

The True Fear Of Unemployment: Depression

It isn’t easy to chase away the darkness. The angst and feelings of failure weigh on your soul when you are unemployed.   Feelings that don’t go away despite the best wishes of friends and colleagues. It’s a tar pit of despair slowly sucking you in.  The more you struggle to get out, the quicker you... Read more »