A year ago I started to discover some additional or surprising - to me at least - symptoms of depression. When thinking about depression, what does come to mind? Maybe a sad mood, gloomy thoughts or a more introvert life style. So I thought but there was a whole lot more to discover and subsequently … Continue reading Symptoms of depression that will surprise you.
In my last post I’ve talked about what verbal abuse is and how to recognize it. My conclusion was that it is based on the effect that you notice in yourself. You may be left dazed, confused, angry, sad, doubting yourself or in a total panic. That is the clue to notice that what you’ve … Continue reading Verbal abuse and its connection to anxiety.
That’s what I thought last year, when I made an attempt to sit still on my mat. It was supposed to help me with my depression. And it didn’t. What now? As I explained in a previous post, there is a difference between alone-less-ness and solitude. As my mind became more quiet with the help … Continue reading Meditation, you’re doing it wrong!
Last year I wrote about one of the topics that lies near and dear to my heart; loneliness. I was (and still am) dealing with depression and I lived alone at that time. Since I fell ill I my circle of friends diminished, I didn’t go to work anymore and having nice get togethers for … Continue reading Solitude, loneliness and mental illness.
Approximately a year ago I wrote one of my first posts on this blog. I plan to revisit some oldies and shed my light on them from the present moment. Just to see how far I’ve come already. I started this blog as a personal outlet of thoughts, worries and emotions. One of the first … Continue reading Throwback Thursday – Depression and self-care.