we need our tribes

"Feeling alone, feeling like an alien, feeling like you don’t belong anywhere is hard. It’s isolating, and isolation doesn’t lead to anything good. Dark feelings are amplified when you hide them away from the world. When you keep to yourself and don’t share. We all need connection. We all need to be heard."

good changes

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I'm trying out the new WordPress editor and we'll have to see how it goes. It's a change, and I don't like change.

I'm not alone in this; I think most of us prefer the status quo, however, often times the things we are seeking to preserve are better off binned.

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living in depression flats

"For me, the fall into depression is not a smooth ride down a slide. Instead, it’s like tumbling down a long staircase with the concomitant bumps and bruises one would expect from such a fall, with brief stops at landings prior to reaching the bottom – except, of course, you never reach the bottom. The pit is infinitely deep, and the stairs go on forever..."