Author: Killer Mockingbird


Hanging onto Depression & Anxiety

This week, I went to see my therapist, which I do bi-weekly. Before I left, she asked a very interesting question that I took time to ponder, although in the moment, I didn’t think. The questions goes as followed: are you hanging on to your depression and anxiety? Is it acting as a comfort for you?


Existential Depression

Since I’ve been young, I felt that my depression was different than normal. And of course, there is no normal, yet my reasons for depression are quite different. I’d like to call it philosophical...


A Hobby to Help with Bad Feelings

Everyone has their outlet to getting stress out. For many, it’s exercise. For others, it’s music. But my suggestion is entirely different. Based off my personal experience, I suggest genealogy. I’ve struggled with depression...


A Great Opportunity to Talk

As someone who has suffered from depression and anxiety for all of my life, I know how difficult it can be to talk about your problems without there being a stigma surrounding it. And, I know in high school, it’s super difficult to...


Ideas for the New Year

It’s January 2019. It’s the start of a new year. And although I don’t believe a new year makes everything better, this is the year to help make your mental health better, whether big or...


Dealing with the Holidays

The holidays can be a wonderful thing. Personally, I love the idea of being with family and celebrating Chanukah, but when I’m actually with them, my feelings change. I feel out of place and overwhelmed...