Tag: dark places

Perceptions of Mental Illness.

I recently had a conversation with a close friend on the topic of mental illness, someone who had been tentatively diagnosed as having depression and anxiety. Upon their diagnoses and winding down from the emotional medical appointment their perception of the diagnoses began to drastically change. They felt that they were seen as “weak” or […]

Summertime.

Hello again, It’s been awhile. I must say quite a few life changes have happened over the past few months. I am now officially a graduate from Western. It’s bittersweet really, a lot of tears, sweat, and  love went into making this opportunity even possible. It’s quite frightening how fast four years passes, and it […]

The One Year Mark

It’s been one year since that fateful day where I decided to seek help for what I was struggling with. It’s scary to realize how fast time flies and how much has changed in that one year. I’ve begun to find that happy place where I was once and have gotten back to being passionate […]

Mental illness is not a sign of weakness

Another example that shows depression has no socio-economic boundary. It’s enlightening to read about a young successful lawyer being able to turn her “weakness” into a strength. Such a powerful read and well written! Remember you are not alone. – M —————————————————— “I also realized in the process that my mental-health struggles were in fact […]

Gleams of Sunshine

Many might wonder why I chose to name my website, ‘Gleams of Sunshine’. To me it’s symbolic of life, we all strive for those gleams of sunshine in our lives. Everyone has their ups and downs in life and sometimes the sun can be blocked by clouds, making our life darker then it needs to be. […]