It was endless depression with very little peace. It was the darkest time in my life. My thoughts were often on the fringes of suicidal idealizations. I thought about all the ways I could die through suicide. I was a man without a purpose, or a will to live.
What hurts the most is that I was right there, a published author who went through the process the way it is supposed to be.
Starting a new job can be challenging for anyone but when mental illness is tossed into the mix, things can be even more difficult. I am about to start the … Continue reading Social Anxiety and Me
Although I was editor in chief (EIC) of my high school newspaper, I have never had the greatest copy writing skills. When I was the EIC, my copy writer was … Continue reading Bella’s Babbles: Copy Writing Skills
My last post and this one are going to be a little contradictory because circumstances have changed. I previously said that I am mentally ready to take a break from … Continue reading Change Gives Me Anxiety
I am coming up a large number of questions and that each interviewee will take up a chapter. There is no telling where this will go. I have reached out to at three potentials with one getting back to me.
I was listening to the radio this morning when the commentator – talking about violinist Nigel Kennedy – said that the latter despite having a vibrant career in classical music … Continue reading Loneliness: the 21st century epidemic
May has come and gone and here is June. It’s been a few weeks since I posted on here. Things have been going quite well and I’m grateful. We all … Continue reading We warriors need a bit of time out …
My title sounds like a bad sequel in a movie franchise that will not die. I’m trying to keep it light hearted since I’ve really been struggling today. My mental … Continue reading Depression & Anxiety Returns
Worrying has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. I’ve worried about everything under the sun at one time or another. My current worry … Continue reading What is Success?
It’s been a difficult time again. A ‘low period’ as various healthcare professional like to call it – don’t you just love the power of understatement. What a ‘low period’ means … Continue reading Colours of a limited palette
I’ve lived with depression and anxiety my entire life so I understand the ups and downs of mental illness well. There are days when all things are fine then others … Continue reading Can I Keep It Together?