If you're coming here you probably need to hear this: It's Going to Be OK. Ok, I'll admit it: I take myself way too seriously. Way too seriously. It's a persistent issue; I've never been able to shake this habit off, to be honest. I'm trying to become a happier person and I think a lot of that is learning to have a healthy laugh... so... for context - a week or so ago i graudated from high school. now, my sister and my mom both have depression and, on my mom's side of the family, there's a history of mental illness, but i've actually only recently ever had depression - before, it wa... I just created the community /vent! The idea is a completely anonymous space to talk about things we're personally struggling with! I thought maybe the people here might be interested in the concept. Hello everyone! If you don't already know me, my name is Kim Crawley. I write about computer security, and now I make indie games, too. I recently had a very modestly successful ($650) Kickstarter for my first game, Hackers Versus Banksters. I got to pres... I've been thinking a lot about this lately. Thought I'd share! This list has some pretty cool ideas to try for when you're feeling down, or need some tools to work through tough times. The point is not to learn to do art, or even to be a good artist, but to use the PROCESS of art to work through challenges. Here's the article I wrote about my abusive mother in time for Mother's Day. A minority of you may have bad mothers, so I'd appreciate the feedback and support. She Climbed The Ladder To Economic Security, Then Kicked It Away… Happy Mother’s Day!