Photo by Nik on Unsplash Yesterday I read an article whose theme was “I am just not good enough.” This piqued my curiosity, as I have been wondering if I am just not good enough for a while. The core of the article centered around the definition of perfectionism. It turns out that, according to the author, perfectionism isn’t about setting high, often impossible … [Read more...] about I am Just Not Good Enough
Photo by Pro Church Media on Unsplash My Gratitude Journal for Today – Going back and fixing these after they are written would be easy to do. However, all I did was correct spelling errors. What you see is what I am thinking. I will need to work on the positive side of being thankful. … [Read more...] about 10 Things I Am Thankful for This Morning
Photo by Sara Kurfeß on Unsplash Who knew staying focused would be so difficult. It is Sunday morning, shortly after 8 AM. I just spent close to 45 minutes scrolling through the internet on my phone. Up before 8AM, I had planned to do some writing before everyone else got up for the day. That didn’t work out the way I thought it would. And I seem to get suckered … [Read more...] about Even My Depression Tells Me I Should Be Paying Attention
Photo by Ant Rozetsky on Unsplash The snow was heavy, intense, and brief. In less than an hour, it dropped an inch, which piled up mostly on parked cars. After I looked out once, I decided to look again before going to bed. The snow had already stopped. I’m not sure when the stars came out, but the morning dawned clear and crisp. It was tolerable outdoors until the … [Read more...] about It Snowed Last Night, And My Depression Is Letting Me Write About It
In the grand scheme of things, it will make little difference if I am focused. But to me, being focused is a step closer to happy. I am in the green zone today. I am not happy, but I am close. If I am Focused, I could be Ready, too. The green zone consists of: All these feelings are not something I can share with my depression. I know my depression is smart … [Read more...] about Maybe I’m Just Focused and My Depression Doesn’t Know?