This weeks story is by a fellow blogger Niki Meadow’s. Her story is about depression and how she overcame it and it’s challenges. The up’s and downs of life she dealt with and how she still managed to have hope and accomplish so much. This story is a very personal one and I hope you all enjoy reading it and find it relatable!
A defining moment-
In reality, I think life is full of defining moments. One that comes to mind, in particular, is a moment in 2013. I’d been struggling with depression, feeling overwhelmed, and hopeless. I no longer had the desire to live. Funny enough, when faced with the prospect of ending my life, I realized just how badly I wanted to live. I didn’t want to go through the motions or merely exist, I wanted to have a sense of purpose.
There were many changes that I implemented into my life over a two-year period. One of the first things that I did to was to reflect on my life. I began to journal as a way of releasing built up emotion, taking the first step towards accepting responsibility in my life, and ultimately starting the process of healing.
May this reach who it’s meant to.