Almost a year ago, I shared a blog post by Rachel Strohm about grappling with depression as she continues her graduate studies. In a post uploaded today (see below), she wrote more about her experience of actively recovering from depression. Is there a moment where the red light of depression winks out, when we can proclaim ourselves “cured?” Are there golden habits we can cultivate that work for everyone in moving past this debilitating condition? Sadly, no. I am pleased to see that she has taken an active approach to resolving her depression rather than surrendering to it. I hope that her journey helps others (like me) who have struggled against anxiety and depression in handling a stressful career. I hope you find her post as interesting as I did.
Morning journaling Almost a year after my earlier post about my experience of depression in grad school, I wanted to discuss some of what I’ve learned about recovering from depression. I expected that recovery would be nonlinear, with good days and bad, and that’s been accurate. I also expected that at some point, I would […]Depression and recovery, one year on — Rachel Strohm