The Dream I Had Last Night

Well, I apparently spend too much time on FB, because let me tell you the dream I had last night! Normally I don’t write about things like this, but it was just strange and relevant enough that I had to share. Continue reading

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On Depression and Daylight

This is a shout-out to anyone out there who suffers from depression and who is beginning to notice the adverse effects of shorter days and longer nights: It’s okay. It is completely normal for your depression to worsen during these darker months, and it’s not something you should be ashamed or frightened of. It doesn’t mean that you did anything wrong or that you’re messed up.

I promise: we’re going to get through this. Continue reading

On Eye Contact and Human Connections

There’s a video going around online about a group of people encouraging strangers to make eye contact with someone for 60 seconds.

If you haven’t seen the video, take a look:

Honestly, this social experiment brought tears to my eyes. People rediscovering humanity just by looking into someone’s eyes? It was beautiful. I was so amazed at how powerful the sense of human connection was, even from behind a computer screen.  Continue reading