“The individual must be experiencing five or more symptoms during the same 2-week period and at least one of the symptoms should be either (1) depressed mood or (2) loss of interest or pleasure.”Read More
Poetry continues to be the best way in which I can feel the world and my place in it. It has gotten me through some of the worst my depression and anxiety could offer, and, I feel, it can provide those that do not live with mental illness far more than an analytical understanding of the disease.Read More
Part of the disease of depression is shame and guilt. I can know, intellectually, that I will experience shame and guilt for staying in bed, but it is remarkably difficult to overcome the power of feeling with the power of logic.Read More
Mental illness is a mob within the mind. An entity ruled by emotion. It cannot be reasoned with. The mob must be broken, piece by piece, until the mass splits apart under the weight of it’s own irrationality.Read More
In my free time, I will be exploring more about Stoic philosophy, and how it can be applied to modern living and my permanent recovery from mental illness.
For my blog, each Wednesday I will share some of my whiteboard, and we’ll see if we make any discoveries, together.Read More