Articles & Essays

Articles & Essays / Personal

Depression, always.

By On January 9, 2017

My first great realization of 2017 is that I have depression. Wait, you say, didn’t we know that already? I have depression… and I always will. It’s that simple. And yet, it’s that complicated. I have depression and I always will. That sentence itself sounds depressing, no? You may want to tell me something like, Don’t give up! You can feel…

Articles & Essays / Personal

My Secret Weapon Against Stress and Anxiety

By On November 1, 2016

Update: The brilliant Kate Sloan covered this very topic for Glamour Magazine, and guess who’s quoted…!  My secret weapon in the fight against stress and anxiety is… erotica? Why It Works For me, as for many people, one of the tell-tale signs of anxiety is a racing heart. I can rocket from 65 beats per minute all the way up…

Articles & Essays / Personal

Showing Up and Being Seen

By On September 23, 2016

Hi everybody. Let’s take a deep, cathartic breath. For about a year, I’ve been wrestling with some big things. A year ago, I made some huge changes to my life. Not just that – I became a quitter. I quit my job and I quit a medication that wasn’t working for me. What happened next was amazing: I got into therapy and…