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367: Uncloseted Riff and Rant – Uncloseting Depression


Depression. Stigma. Shame. Misery. If you suffer with depression you know the stigma, shame, and misery depression causes in your life. To often those feelings lead you to hate your depression and try to fight it. Truth is, there is no fighting depression.

Yes you can take medications to help balance it out, but to do battle with it is a losing cause. That’s why I’ve chosen to OBLIGE my depression. Let it have it’s way with me.

Now that doesn’t mean I roll over and give up. Instead I embrace it when it shows up and trust I have what it takes to make it through and out the other side. This is my Life (UN)Closeted story about my depression.

You might also be interested in an article I just wrote for the Good Men Project  – The Benefits of Obliging My Depression

Quick Question For You

Are you tired of being afraid, not doing what you say you’re going to do, and sick of apologizing for your life? Well maybe it’s time you made a bold move and gave yourself permission to fix all that.

Problem is, most of us freeze up out of fear and don’t make those bold moves we say we’re going to make. Here’s a little tool to help you break through and discover what you can do when you give yourself permission to make your bold move. Take The Quiz!


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