How to Not Get Upset

How to Not Get Upset

No one taught me how to process taunts, criticism, and outright insults as more reflective of the character of the person lobbing them than of my own character. My unique power as a depressive is that no one can use words to hurt me worse than I have used them to hurt myself.

Mondays with Marcus

Mondays with Marcus

The more I study mental illness and the structure of the brain, the more I am enticed about how the mind thinks. I know from experience that I can train my mind to recognize distorted thoughts, and take action to think differently, but I have been unable to discern a guiding framework. I have many tools, but where is my toolbox?