This was a rough week.
Or rather, it was, for me, a week of highs and lows. The two high-profile deaths by suicide of Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade, left many of us reeling
I put some thoughts together in the wake of Kate Spade's death: Depression Doesn't Care How Much Money You Have.
Upworthy published my thoughts on depression and compassion for self: I Have Compassion For Everyone Struggling With Depression — Except Me.
I don't have all the answers, but I have hope.
I know you may feel alone. But I am here, if you need to talk, vent, scream, cry, or laugh.
As we set off into a new week, a roundup of things I love, things that make me smile, things that make me think, and things that make me feel less alone.
The Hidden Queer History Behind “A League of Their Own” by Britni de la Cretaz for Narratively
How I Learned to Stop Judging And Love Insta-Witches by Lilly Dancyger for Catapult
To Kate Spade’s Daughter...From Someone Who Has Been There by Melissa Blake for Harper's Bazaar
To a deeply depressed mother, suicide isn't selfish by Jen Simon for NY Daily News
For single working parents like me, summer isn’t all fun and games by Stephanie Land for The Washington Post