Suicide, Pixar, and the Holocaust: Writing an A+ Paper on Happiness

It was supposed to be one of the easier essays of the semester; a research paper about happiness, and what it means to me, and the how’s and why’s I’ve developed that opinion. My instructor certainly wasn’t expecting it to send anyone into a depressive existential crisis. Writing about happiness when, well… you don’t have…

Sometimes.

Trigger Warning: Depression, Suicide, and Mental Illness.  I’ve not been on here in a long time. I can’t get myself to check how long; not yet. I’ve made excuses: I’m too busy with school. With family. With my dad- he has cancer, you know. With my Mother- no, nothing new, just her. Fighting with the…