Photo by Mario Purisic on Unsplash It’s inevitable. In a crowded airport and on a full flight, I see plenty of people. And the chances of me ever seeing them again are infinitely small. They pass by with their suitcases in tow. Sometimes there are children, and sometimes dogs. So many of them are on their cell phones. They are texting or watching YouTube cat videos or … [Read more...] about It’s True, I’ve Seen People I Will Never See Again
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Photo by Dariusz Sankowski on Unsplash How do I know that the next page is a new chapter? Mostly because I am writing this chapter. And I have written every chapter of my life so far. However, many, if not every, chapter has its share of ghostwriters. And for the awards ceremony, depression is nominated for a supporting role. Had I not been genetically pre-disposed to … [Read more...] about This Is the Beginning of The Next Chapter in My Life with Depression
Photo by Braden Collum on Unsplash So, the stars aren’t perfectly aligned for me to be a contender today. The few times they have been, depression was involved, and the outcome wasn’t pretty. My depression has this way of making things seem alright, and then it springs its trap. One second I am thinking “Life is good,” and the next I am circling the drain. Now when … [Read more...] about Would I Be a Contender If I Get Out of My Own Way?
Photo by Jon Butterworth on Unsplash Do you ever find yourself thinking in absolutes? Believing that you either have to be perfect or not try at all? This all-or-nothing thinking can be a slippery slope to anxiety and self-doubt. It's a vicious cycle that keeps you stuck and prevents you from reaching your full potential. In this article, we'll explore the sneaky ways in … [Read more...] about The Sneaky Ways All-or-Nothing Thinking Keeps You Stuck
Photo by Dan Cook on Unsplash And I am not laughing about not laughing. I just read an article that listed 16 Things People Don't Realize You Are Doing Because You Are Emotionally Numb. And of those 16, 3 jumped out to me as things I am doing a lot. Well, I have been doing them a lot lately. And these issues appear to have their roots in my depression. Click below to … [Read more...] about I Don’t Laugh Out Loud Anymore Because of My Depression