The Dream


Photo taken by contributor Michael Ross, a 57-year-old man from Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Michael has struggled with anxiety, depression, and bipolar disorder for most of his life. Photography helps him deal with the daily struggles, but sometimes becomes a battle of perfectionism.

About this photo: “I had several lottery tickets on my desk and started thinking about the stress that winning a large sum of money would create. Traveling has always been challenging but I still dream of doing it like I imagine most people do without making it so complicated. Drive someplace, drive home. I tell myself it shouldn’t be that hard, I’m overthinking it, but for me it’s a huge challenge that I avoid. Of course avoiding challenges is worse than facing them. Let me write that down…”

Find more from Michael at his blog.


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