Stairs

Photos taken by contributor Annie, a woman who lives with PTSD, Anxiety, Depression, and Dissociation. Annie copes by writing, drawing, reading, meditating, walking when able, and brushing her cat Rumi. She loves photography and feels music is very soothing. About these photos: “Stairs! They are very formidable for me. Going up, is one thing, but the very... Continue Reading →

Gone

Photo taken by contributor Annie, a woman living with depression, PTSD, anxiety, and dissociative disorder. Annie enjoys reading, writing, music and walking when the weather is friendly. About this photo: “Gone. But Zoe will never be forgotten. There are times in our lives when we have to say good bye forever. Zoe was my feline companion for a mere 4 1/2... Continue Reading →

Escape

Photo taken by contributor Annie, a woman who lives with depression, anxiety, PTSD and dissociative disorder. Her coping tools include writing, walking, meditation, reading and being with her feline companion Zoe. About this photo: “Have you ever gotten lost watching clouds? Has time passed too slowly some days and on other days too quickly?  Caught in the trap... Continue Reading →

Juxtaposition

Photo taken by contributor Annie, a woman who lives with depression, anxiety, PTSD, dissociative disorder and a myriad of other issues that haunt her. She enjoys writing, creating art, and her cat Zoe. About this photo: “Juxtaposition represents how I feel during a panic attack. Knotted up inside with a heavy darkness that I cannot escape from and... Continue Reading →

Beauty Is In The Eye of The Beholder

Photos taken by contributor Shanna McKinney, a 40-year-old woman from Georgia who has struggled with an array of mental health challenges throughout her life. Only in the past few years during counseling for PTSD, anxiety, and depression, was she and the world introduced to Gidget, Squirt (Little Shanna), and Adrian, her dissociative identities. With the help of her alters, she is remembering and... Continue Reading →

Emergency

Photo taken by contributor Annie, a woman who lives with depression, anxiety, PTSD, dissociative disorder and a myriad of other issues that haunt her. She enjoys writing, creating art, and her cat Zoe. About this photo: "Under the eye of the Emergency Room light, being examined, probed, prodded with questions of my psychological condition, when I came... Continue Reading →

Ambiguity

Photo taken by contributor Annie, a woman who lives with depression, anxiety, PTSD, dissociative disorder and a myriad of other issues that haunt her. She enjoys writing, creating art, and her cat Zoe. About this photo: “I wanted to call this photo "Ambiguity" because the viewer cannot quite determine where the photo was taken, the context is uncertain.... Continue Reading →

Shattered

Photo taken by contributor Annie, a woman who lives with depression, anxiety, PTSD, dissociative disorder and a myriad of other issues that haunt her. She enjoys writing and art, and escapes reality by reading or being among trees. About this photo: “This photo was taken on a walk in LaCrosse, WI with my daughter.  She visits once a year... Continue Reading →

Why?

Photo taken by contributor Annie, a woman who lives with depression, anxiety, PTSD, dissociative disorder and a myriad of other issues that haunt her. She enjoys writing and art, and escapes reality by reading or being among trees. About this photo: “Why… is the depression that I feel, relentless?  Day in and day out, my ever--present companion, a shadow... Continue Reading →

Trying To Connect

Photo taken by contributor Annie, a woman who has battled depression, major anxiety, post traumatic stress disorder and dissociative disorder. About this photo: “When I saw this tree, it spoke to me in many ways.  As I look at it this afternoon, I see spiderwebs, with tiny branches overlaying one another and the trunk reaching up with... Continue Reading →

At a Crossroad

Please say a warm hello to first-time contributor Annie, a woman who has battled depression, major anxiety, post traumatic stress disorder and dissociative disorder. About this photo: "I call this photo 'At a Crossroad with Trees.' I have a fascination and love of trees. When I am amongst trees I am most at peace." Find more... Continue Reading →

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