My Life is GREAT, and I’m Depressed

Elisa A. Escalante/ LCSW/ 11-25-2022 “I find myself grieving everything before it’s gone, because I just know, that it will not last forever.” -EaE There is a part of mental illness that is purely biological. And also, a part of mental illness that exists due to long sustaining injuries that have hit our brain, andContinue reading “My Life is GREAT, and I’m Depressed”

Counter Holiday Blues

Elisa A. Escalante/ LCSW/ 12-21-2021 The holidays are flooded with messages. Many are positive, and plenty are what we refer to as toxic positivity messages. Toxic positivity is what we refer to as compulsive positive messages that may invalidate a person’s pain, depression or various other mental health symptoms. Some may be wondering why thereContinue reading “Counter Holiday Blues”