I cannot put my finger on it. Today has been blah. Not overly bad, not overly good, just blah. My to-do list was long. The self-care part for me was to be outside, on the front porch, drinking my coffee, no cell phone, no laptop, just me and nature. That part of the day was relaxing. After that, I worked my list. I did manage to get the trash and recycling to … [Read more...] about Maybe the change in barometric pressure has me feeling down
Now I already know what you are thinking. And while mind-reading is one of the unhelpful thinking styles, it is easy to guess what comes to mind when I ask you to embrace depression. For me, it took 43 years. After depression scored a major victory against my self-worth when I was in my early twenties, my way of dealing with depression was to ignore it and hope it would go … [Read more...] about 7 ways to embrace Depression
Well, right now I don’t. What I have is an indentation in the carpet in my closet where the gun safe was. I have an empty space on my shelf in the closet where the canvas bag of ammo was. All thats left is a cloth bag with a turkey call in it and a replacement peep sight for my compound bow. But no compound bow, and no guns. The morning I walked into the hospital; my focus … [Read more...] about Did you know I have guns?
Today I am thinking I can work again. Not that I haven’t been, but the pace and intensity I feel just ratcheted up a notch. This is only the second day since I was in the hospital for depression that I have felt like I could really get back into my business. The crazy thing is I am not reinventing the wheel. Everything I outlined to start doing again in my business this … [Read more...] about Am I seeing the future clearly?
For the past two hours, I have been me. Not super happy or sad, just me. How is this possible? My depression had been keeping me from myself. The Prozac must have reached a saturation point in my system. Or the hand of fate moved it to the side. Or my decision this morning to block out chunks of time for my depression, and chunks of time to work, is working. “Who the hell … [Read more...] about How Did This Happen? I’m Me!