Every day depression

I’ve written about depression many times, but not as many times as it comes up in my life.  I keep reading articles and headlines about people beating depression like it’s a once in… Continue reading

Drowning in the sea of her life

If her world was the sea, she was drowning in it. Bubbles rising from her face, drifting to the surface as she falls deeper and deeper. Light glimmering from the surface, slowly fading… Continue reading

This is a turning Point

This is a turning point in my writing career. I’m not sure if we always know when that happens, that exact moment that changes things. The moment when you feel like you are… Continue reading

Finding myself, can I lose the Stigma?

Where will you be in ten years, five? That is a question I have always given a halfhearted answer. Perhaps fear always stood in my way of answering it. I was afraid of… Continue reading

Doubt is Depression’s Assassin, are we winning the War?

  Doubt is a killer, doubt is also depressions’ favorite friend. They love each other, they go everywhere together, practically joined at the hip. They will slap you in the face and knock… Continue reading

Anxiety, the brat.

Why are you here?! Anxiety, do you ever go away and stay gone? I mean, really, you are always here at the most inconvenient times. “Oh Minna, today is an important day for… Continue reading


Do souls sometimes connect with others and refuse to let go? Do they hold us captive, never ready to let us be? Is it a connection of captivity or a connection of familiarity?… Continue reading

The lies of depression

Another lie from dear ole depression. Do they ever stop, do the lies ever just stop? No, unfortunately they never leave our hearts and minds. Depression makes us feel unworthy, it has its… Continue reading

Good Morning Depression

Depression: Good morning Minna. Minna: Good morning Depression. Depression: what are we going to cry about today? Minna: there are so many things that could go wrong today. Depression: nothing ever goes as… Continue reading

Why does she?

Why does she by Minna Von Walden Why does she write? Why does she share her words with a world full of strangers? To free herself. Free herself of all the words swimming… Continue reading