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Subscribe to my list and you can read the first two chapters of my travel memoir, This is Part 1 in a series on depression in creatives.Part 2: 10 Ways to Walk Away from Depression Part 3: When Medication Isn’t Enough: Rethinking Depression with Eric Maisel Note: I wrote this article to raise awareness of low-grade depression, which many people don’t recognize in themselves.Pacing and knowing how to say No are your strengths, but your creativity is more essential to your well-being than you realize.” from Jen Lee’s You notice a significant mood change when you have caffeine or alcohol.
Important: If you are in dire straits, please contact your doctor or visit the International Suicide Prevention Wiki to find a hotline near you.
My life’s work is to help writers and artists recognize their depression and find healing by making their creative work a priority.
One of the ways I do that is by sharing my own story of depression and recovery in a memoir called The book is interspersed with coaching questions and exercises, which help readers take their own steps toward happiness.
I am an author and creativity coach, so I wrote it particularly for writers and artists, but these signs could apply to anyone ~ I believe we are all creative in one way or another.
There are many causes of depression; in my work I focus on people’s needs to create art and to make meaning, and on how to deal with the depression that arises when those needs go unmet for whatever reason.