Making Depression and Addiction Your New Best Friends

If you suffer from an addiction, you are also likely to suffer from depression. I know from personal experience as well as a lot of research that both conditions tend to strike simultaneously and, while they are often incurable, effective treatments exist. While you don’t have to suffer an addiction to suffer from depression, the […]

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That acute sense of reality…

I read somewhere that people who suffer depression simply have an overly acute sense of reality. While I don’t dig into the depths of those muddy waters, or don’t spend too long immersed in them, I do believe it’s true. I don’t think that depression comes from negative thinking, but from that sense of reality where […]

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Why hope so important

At certain times in life when the path you tread is full of potholes, winding roads, steep hills where you never seem to get to the top to get a wider view of the road ahead, all you have to sustain you in this journey is hope. Without hope, you fall into the deep darkness […]

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Feeling stuck? You are not alone

Many people find themselves stuck in situations they would rather break free from but can’t. For many reasons. Some situations are more difficult than others to deal with and walking away is not an option in the present circumstances. I know how it feels; like choking or drowning. The problem is that when one feels […]

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The curse of being a woman.

I always like to joke sarcastically about how great it would be to have a lobotomy, so as not to feel so much and so intensely as we women do. Another solution would be to be injected a high dose of male hormones to stabilize and freeze emotion. Of course, without the awful side effects […]

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What happens when you reach a certain age?

When you reach that certain age, middle age, or after, life changes, your outlook changes and you see every single thing in your life in a different light. It has its pros and cons, but life is just that, a series of continuous change, sometimes subtle and sometimes abrupt.

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When happy pills are the answer.

  I never believed in “happy pills,” but was always curious as to whether they could actually make you feel eternally happy. My thoughts were, that since sadness and pain are part of life, we should endure it like everyone else. Yet, not everyone is the same and sometimes we need a little help when […]

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A tiny reason to live…

We need a reason, a “why”, a pull to get through life or simply one day. When life seems to conspire against us, we need to find it in us to keep going and stop fixating on the dark abyss which seems to loom ahead. 

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