The information here is consolidated from half a dozen documents from various sources that I have found over the years as I’ve learned about depression and how to battle it. People experiencing depression or anxiety […]
This post is an attempt at summarising and explaining a paper called 5-HT and depression: is the glass half full? Authored by Trevor Sharp and Philip J. Cowen which was published in Current Opinion in […]
The notebook I’m currently using for writing has some notes in the back of it written in mid-2008 when I was trying to find a way forward from being in a state of burnout. Looking […]
Profound words from an advocate for the mentally disabled To be fully human is really to discover who I am. And who am I? I’m a member of the huge human family, where we’re all […]
A beautiful article about how a Mom put poems in her daughter’s shoes when she was going through a period of despair: Before she went to school in the morning, I wanted her to read […]
When we are hungry, angry, lonely, tired or any combination of the four, our actions, reactions, and choices can be coloured by how we are feeling.
A second goal I am making in my attempt to be a better version of myself is to avoid electronic devices for an hour before bed. There is evidence that the light from certain types […]
Last year my Bible reading went out the window. This was an effect of depression, not the cause, but it did not help. It took huge effort to read even a single chapter, an effort I often could not summon in the midst of depression.
What I am aiming for is to be a better person. Not perfect, not even ‘the best’, just better than I am now.