Posts by Dona-Middleton

Dona is a writer, reformed marketing workaholic, and single mother of two teenage boys. She is exploring who she is and what she loves one day at a time. Learn more at her personal blog, Becoming Dona,(http://dmm6868.wordpress.com/), which is focused on her journey of self discovery, practicing mindfulness, and navigating life, love and relationships.

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5 Questions to Discover Who You Are and What Will Make You Happy

“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” ~E.E. Cummings

At twenty-five I was happily married and had a great career, many friends, and lots of money. During that time I also became deeply depressed, was put on medication for anxiety, and entered what would be a very long relationship with psychotherapy.

It was a real struggle for me to understand why I wasn’t happy when I had everything that I thought was important in life. Was I selfish? Were my expectations too high? I honestly couldn’t understand what was missing and …