An easy how to for imposters in pursuit of authenticity (yes, I’m a fraud)

By | 2017-09-15T11:08:04+00:00 September 14th, 2017|

Hello. My name is Viv and I'm a fraud. I've been procrastinating. Again. Although I did write about my quit smoking efforts on September 6, I haven't published a truly straight-from-the heart blog post since August 24. In other words, it's been three weeks –  THREE WEEKS – since I last wore my heart on my [...]

Stop the silence. Being open about depression is the only way to conquer it.

By | 2017-09-16T17:31:39+00:00 August 19th, 2017|

It has been a rough week. Someone very dear to me, somebody I have known for more than a decade and love deeply, has just acknowledged to herself, and to me, that she is suffering from depression. She has been living with sadness in her heart for a while now, but was too ashamed to admit [...]