The entire month my subconscious was processing something. I had trouble sleeping, trouble eating, difficulty concentrating, and difficulty getting motivated. I was sad, irritable, anxious, insecure, and had no appetite. I had been feeling really good before October so all of these emotions came as a double shock. I hadn’t felt this insecure or anxious since my 20’s. I thought I was past all of that. Poor Alex, my partner, was trying to be as supportive and patient as possible but crying almost daily combined with the inability to make the simplest decision did not bring out my most attractive self.Read More
I just finished watching Hector and the Search for Happiness. If you haven’t seen it you must do. In the movie, Hector the psychiatrist goes on a worldly adventure to ask people what it means to be happy. He discovers many helpful guidelines along the way but the one that had me thinking today was…Read More
It started a few weeks ago. I began to feel the low energy and the apathy. I was already struggling with allergies so I didn’t think much of it. But then things that would normally get me excited felt dreadful. Spending time with friends, making plans for holidays, even eating of any kind had lost its interest for me. As soon as I lost my appetite I recognized it, depression. “Here we go again”, I thought….Read More
You came so dark, so cold, and so fast. With daylight done at 4:30 and morning only coming at 8:30 you send nothing to open my eyes...