NOTE: I have changed course a bit since I wrote this. However, Depression + Social Media are still relevant. okcontinueon Oh, this poor blog. How I have neglected you so! When you check your #WordPress site stats, do you ever see images run through your head, of people all over the world who’ve read your […]
Looking for a job while experiencing depression illuminates how thick a slice of self-confidence gets hacked off. Just like that. I’m not talking about the run-of-the-mill insecurity, the “normal” kind that reminds us we’re human. The kind that well-meaning friends, family, lovers point to in an effort to bring you some calm, to help you feel not so alone because, “Everyone feels insecure at some point. You’re not the only one who feels this way.” But you feel so desperately alone.