Once I realized that my depression was mainly simply a state of mind reflected by my choice to be miserable, I was able to start making the steps to recovery.

Soak in your own denial about what you’re doing. Justify it rather than just shrugging it off. You had a hard week, you just don’t feel like going out, you’ve earned this.

Green Eyes

Known for her spoken word performances and deeply personal writing style, “Green Eyes” is Ari Eastman’s second collection of poetry. In this assortment of love letters to the past, hopes for the future, and raw confessions about the present, Eastman makes no apologies for who she has become and how she got there.