Transitioning Home from Homewood

Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tiptoe if you must, but take a step.  Naeem Callaway   Coming home from Homewood. After being gone for 10 weeks. 10 weeks that went so fast. Where I worked only on myself. It's so, well, strange. Being …

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My Stay at Homewood: An Update

“Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it. Embracing our vulnerabilities is risky but not nearly as dangerous as giving up on love and belonging and joy—the experiences that make us the most vulnerable. Only when we are brave enough to explore the darkness will …

Concealed Depression: What Does Depression Really Look Like?

The hardest moments are not those when the tears flow from your eyes. It's when you have to hide the tears in your eyes with a smile on your lips. Unknown Thankfully, talking about depression is becoming more socially acceptable.  There appears to be less stigma and people are being made aware of the signs. People are beginning to express  …