For my regular readers this will sound all too familiar, for which I apologize. I hope it ends with a message of hope.
I do feel it is healthy to let yourself feel the loss and the psychological journey through the resulting depression. But there also comes a point where you just have to move on
I cannot say if I’ve been meditating “correctly” or not, but I can tell you that whether it was the right way or not, it did help. It helped calm my mind before bed, quiet my demons and put my spirit to rest.
My surroundings often reflect my inner state, modified by my need to be professional. As a professor, I cannot stand in front of a classroom in clothing that needs to be washed. Wrinkled, maybe
It’s easy to look at disappointment and see only darkness and loss, or you can try to find the absurdity and humor in it all. Humor helps deal with the darkness, and with all of the darkness in our world today we need all the humor we can find.
Have you ever just had a wave of depression wash over you, for no apparent reason and very unexpectedly?
I have no idea how I am going to deal with this, but my dreams make it clear that there are still issues for me to work out, and I can promise you that my friends will be important as I do so.
“Just a short note. Your Dad passed away early this morning. A peaceful ending for him.”
we were married on July 20. We were separated in June, and the divorce was finalized in August. I lost two jobs in the summer, and my mother died in August
This has somehow devolved into a therapy blog which wasn’t really my intent. But the point is that being aware of my emotions, noticing when I’m suddenly having a mood or difficult time in a movie, it is very insightful to ask why it might be so.