Last weekend, I met a very interesting guy, a philosopher. We connected over a few beers in the pub, and when I walked him home, he offered me another drink at his place. There, we talked the night away. Or should I say, he talked the night away and I listened (mostly). Which I might... Continue Reading →
Fighting with yourself is a battle you can never win For a large part of my life, I've been fighting depression, struggling with insecurities and worrying about fitting in.To be honest, I've been in denial and fighting against myself since puberty. Last year, I hid rock bottom. I was so tired of fighting, I gave... Continue Reading →
Okay, it's time for me to be brutally honest on this blog! I am a depression survivor, but struggling to keep up the good work! Homebound More than a year ago, after battling chronic depression for years, I became housebound, on sick-leave from work. I was suffering full-blown panic attacks and depressive episodes. It was... Continue Reading →
I have learned to dance and now I try to dance during every kind of weather! Be it rain or sunshine, I dance and dance and dance! I hope I never, ever lose my dancing shoes again! Once you learn how to dance, you just do not want to stop anymore!
Sometimes I just get overwhelmed by all the crazy ideas in my head. So many thoughts, so many plans...so little action. Here are some random thoughts that whizzed through my head this weekend: wow, it's super nice weather I should go outside and enjoy it hmm, I need to clean my house though oh, and... Continue Reading →
The Erase the Stigma Wishing Pond. What a wonderful idea by Stacy's flutterings! A wishing pond where those who are suffering from the stigmas about living with a mental illness, can say a wish! Thanks Stacy for this awesome idea!
In my darkest hours, battling depression, I craved reading optimistic quotes on Facebook and Pinterest. It helped me to focus on positive thoughts and to realise that more people are fighting and winning the same kind of battles as I was. And even now that I have recovered from my depression, on though days I... Continue Reading →
...to remember to bring your own sunshine and be happy! I'm recovering from a (chronic) depression. Last year I was in intensive group therapy for 10 months and I am proud to say that I've beaten this awful disease. Since this week I have been working fulltime again and most of the time I feel... Continue Reading →