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 […]
Literally. I laid down my first rap the other night. Since Kevin and I started dating six months ago, I’ve been inspired to write and perform a rap song. Kevin and his friends (Jesse and Matt, to name a couple) have been rapping for years. Listening to their stuff made me realize that the way I’ve […]
October 6, 2015 This song is part of a final assignment I wrote, performed, and submitted for my Buddhism Psychology class.
It’s been a rough week. Of spending too much time with my mattress and comforter. I’ve been working with my psychiatrist to address my lethargy, a symptom of depression that can be taken care of with medication. However, it can take some time and a few rounds of trial-and-error to determine what works. A few […]
This is a cover of “Landfill” by Daughter from their EP, His Young Heart. Daughter is one of my favorite newly discovered bands. Performed and recorded by o.dawn.i September 6th (guitar) and September 14th (vocals) , 2013. Photo made by o.dawn.i April, 2013.
This is a cover of “Youth” by Daughter from their album, If You Leave. Daughter is possibly my favorite newly-discovered band of 2013. Performed and recorded by o.dawn.i August 1st, 2013. Photo made by o.dawn.i December 2012.
This is a cover of “Fade into You” by Mazzy Star from their album, So Tonight That I Might See, one of my island discs. Performed and recorded by o.dawn.i November 11th, 2011. Photo made by o.dawn.i 2010.
I’d been wanting to write about mental illness for a while. This is my first song on the topic. Song written, performed, and recorded by o.dawn.i Wednesday, January 9th, 2013. Photo made by o.dawn.i Monday, May 24th, 2010.