Advice

I Realized I Had Smiling Depression

I was suffering from depression for a long time yet in denial about it. Especially since the common conception of depression is someone bed-ridden and obviously downtrodden. It wasn't until I discovered the term smiling depression that I finally figured out there was a name for what I was feeling and the symptoms I was… Continue reading I Realized I Had Smiling Depression

Thoughts

R.Kelly…Genuine?

So by now most of us have seen the interview with R. Kelly vehemently denying any wrongdoing. He exclaims that he is 'fighting for his life' and that we are 'killing him.' He jumps out of his seat and prostrates his hands aggressively seemingly to get his point across. All while Gayle King watches passively… Continue reading R.Kelly…Genuine?

Advice, Thoughts

Emotional Control

Control of your emotions is akin to holding power over your primal brain. When emotions are left unchecked you can fall prey to them. You are moved only by your feelings which can leave you making poor decisions you otherwise wouldn't have. Controlled emotions allow you to take in the world more objectively. You become removed from… Continue reading Emotional Control