Today's medication: 50mg Sertraline / 5mg Aripiprazole I'm really struggling at the moment. I feel like I've lost the will to live. I'm back on the Aripiprazole everyday, which is helping with the anxiety, but it's also drained any enthusiasm I have for LiFE. I just don't want to do anything. The only reason I'm …
There is a lot of change going on for me right now and writing this JOURNAL helps keep me grounded and focused.
Having been on anti-depressant and anti-psychotic medication for a number of years now, I'm more convinced than ever that the benefits are in the placebo effect and not the chemistry of the medication.
Today I'm trying to make it, rather than fake it, but BEiNG authentic all the time is challenging, especially when it comes to the world of work because everyone expects you to have you game face on all the time.
Don't just do something. Sit with it.
Don't feel guilty if you don't know what you want to do with your Life. The most interesting people I know didn't know at 22 what they wanted to do with their lives, some of the most interesting 40 year olds I know still don't.
I feel like I'm in a bit of a mini rut at the moment. My LiFE is very ordinary, by design, but that's got me feeling like I'm not fulfilling my potential. I feel like I'm wasting away and I don't know what to do about it...
I've been down this road before.
Fighting depression is insanity, because ultimately I am only ever fighting myself. I lost over and over again, until I learnt to surrender. When I stop fighting I can begin healing and that starts and ends with COMPASSiON.
I've learnt that you can't run from depression or anxiety. The answer is to stop and embrace your BEiNG with compassion and empathy.