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She Knew Nothing [1/365 Days of Fiction]

This story is part of a fictional series called 365 days of fiction. This is day one. Photography by Jnix Photog She sat there, consumed by her thoughts. It seemed as though everything and nothing came into her mind at the same time. But that was how it was for her. The constant tides of everything and nothing.  Constantly searching the concaves of her vast and echoing mind for some kind of meaning, some kind of anything amongst the noise…

Living Happiness

You know those moments in life where truth becomes evident, where it is as if we take the covers off of our eyes and we can see truth as it actually is.  Recently I feel like I have been having one of those moments.  It started, as most epiphanies seem to, out of a depressed day, yet again worrying about what to do in life, rehearsing all the empty options again and again. But then something happened.  The past week…

Giving Thanks

In this internet world of pretty pictures and positive status updates it is really hard to know what goes on behind closed doors.  A person can seem to have everything all together on the outside but be slowly hurting on the inside. I have been depressed. The level of my depression has gotten to such a point that I no longer recognize myself.  I've hit rock bottom and it is time to change. Now if you have never suffered from…

Home, Life, and Depression

Every time I have come home from a trip I have suffered from some major post-trip depression.  I have written about reverse culture shock a few times before, but nothing has really compared to how I have felt coming home from my 6 month journey that brought me adventure, love and some incredible friendships. These past two months I have been home have been incredibly difficult.  I have been depressed past the point I thought I was capable of being…