Clarity and depression: Do you know what you want?

May 23 2014 Published by under Action, Change, Choice, Decision, Inspiration

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Clarity and depression…

You probably know what you don’t want…

But…

Do you know what you DO want?

Do you have a vision?

A vision for your future?

A vision for your next holiday?

A vision of your next job?

 

What would your depression-free life look like?  Continue Reading »

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Feel depression and do it anyway!

Apr 08 2014 Published by under Action, Choice, Inspiration

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A depressed brain is full of “I can’t” and waiting…

 

Waiting to feel better…

Waiting to have more energy…

Waiting for a better mood…

Waiting for a spark of motivation…

Waiting to care (as in to give a damn about)…

Waiting… Waiting…Waiting…

 

It is hard to do anything when you are in the depths of depression.

Getting yourself to do even the simplest thing like getting dressed, eating breakfast, brushing your teeth, etc. might seem like an attempt to climb Mount Everest.

 

Should you continue to wait?

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If you think that Depression is an illness…

Jul 11 2013 Published by under Attitude, Change, Inspiration

is depression an illness?While my current belief is that depression is more complex than a straightforward illness, I see no harm in placing it under a medical umbrella, if it can be useful.

So, if you want to consider it an illness, I won’t rush to convince you otherwise!

However,

If you think that depression is an illness, then treat it like one!  Continue Reading »

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Lift depression by making choices in favour of fascination

Apr 05 2010 Published by under Decision, Determination, Inspiration

Do you remember the last time you felt fascinated? Did you ever feel fascinated by a form or a colour, a reflection of the light or a natural phenomenon? What about by an intricacy of design? Or by people and their behaviour? It is probably not too hard to recall moments of total absorption before you got unwell. But what fascinates you these days?

Looking back at my own experience of depression, the magical feelings of being fascinated with the world around you fade away pretty fast once the depression descends upon you. The world rapidly turns bleak. Day dreaming, imagination and our innate curiosity evaporate. Emptiness invades our heads and hearts. We slow down. We shut the world out. We lock ‘the door’. We throw away or misplace ‘the keys’.  Continue Reading »

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