On Passion, Principles and Changing the World

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 →

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Cherishing the darkest times in my life

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 →

Happiness Project: do or don’t?

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 →

Lost in thoughts!

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 power of positive quotes!

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 →

Sometimes it’s so hard…

...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 →

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