Hello. Welcome. As much as I love to write about mental health, sometimes I'm in a need of a break. Maybe you are too dear reader. Laughter is quite important in my life. Well, there is not much to laugh about these days, except for the foolish things I do or encounter. I love to … Continue reading Funny Friday.
The winding road through my encounters with therapy while dealing with burnout and depression. My GP I referred me to a treatment center specialized in dealing with burnout and anxiety. First there was the intake… September 2018. During the intake I was asked questions from a questionnaire to scan for burnout and to differentiate between burnout … Continue reading The winding road of therapy. Depression and burnout. Part 5.
I write about some symptoms I observed during burnout and depression. That is the goal at least. Closer to the truth would be: the symptoms I struggle with on a daily basis. By writing them down it gives me the opportunity to give them a 'place to be' and I can feel some distance between … Continue reading Surpring symptoms of depression and burnout. Part 6.
Dear reader, today we arrive in the present time. My encounter with therapy due to burnout and depression. As I did write before, at the age of 16 a GP talked to me about having symptoms of depression. During college I sought help and was in counseling for two years. (If you like to … Continue reading The winding road of therapy. Depression and burnout. Part 4.
Depression and sleep difficulties, they go so nicely together. Why didn’t I think about that? It was mentioned during my education. I’ve seen countless people dealing with depression and mood disorders. I guess you can’t see the glasses on your face, do you? In my defense those people were never admitted due to sleeping problems … Continue reading Why can’t I ‘just’ sleep? Depression and insomnia.