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Wind Makes Me Anxious

The Wind Makes Me Feel Anxious…

Highly Sensitive PersonTalk-Therapy Scribblings

Today is my day off at work, and I could make better use of it than just sit at home by the heater and complain. But it’s the hurricane season in the Atlantic and the weather is pretty crazy today. The cold front has brought dark clouds, occasional heavy showers, hail, and the wind, so […]

January 27, 2017
New Year 2017

Bye, bye, 2016. Welcome, 2017.

Talk-Therapy ScribblingsUncategorized

The year 2016 is considered to be one of the worst years in human history. It will be remembered as the year of Brexit, Trump’s election for U.S. president, and death of many idols. But for me, 2016 was groundbreaking in many ways.   I got diagnosed with depression and anxiety. I was feeling terrible […]

December 30, 2016
Emotional Epiphany of a Depressed Mind

Emotional Epiphany Of A Depressed Mind

Talk-Therapy Scribblings

Sometimes, you need to see your problem in somebody else’s life to gain a fresh perspective. A couple of weeks ago, a friend called me with some business issue. When she asked me how I was doing, I came out of the closet and told her about my mental health problems. ‘Are you kidding?! Me […]

June 6, 2016
Reasons To Stay Alive

My 10 Reasons To Stay Alive

Talk-Therapy Scribblings

Sometimes, on bad days like today, I contemplate death. I am not really feeling suicidal now, but when my whole body aches from tensions, I fantasize about not existing anymore. Would anybody care (apart from mom)? Whom will I be in the next life? Will I remember my past incarnation? To cheer myself up and […]

May 31, 2016
Why Do I Hate People

Why Do I Hate People? Analyzing Hatred

Talk-Therapy Scribblings

Why do I hate people so much? If only I could live by myself, avoiding any contact or interaction, I would probably move out to Siberia and become a hermit… Well, the truth is that aversion to people is one of depression symptoms, but it may be also a sign of social anxiety or other […]

May 25, 2016
What It Feels Like To Have Depression And Anxiety

What It Feels Like To Have Depression And Anxiety?

Depression & Anxiety KnowledgeTalk-Therapy Scribblings

After a very active and productive offline weekend in the countryside, I am back to town, and feeling depressed once again. Even on medication, there are always better and worse days. Mondays are actually pretty bad in general, and in conjunction with menstrual pains they are just unbearable. The best survival strategy is to lay […]

May 23, 2016

INFP. A sensitive, yet adventurous soul on a never-ending quest for the meaning of life and the reasons behind human behavior. Sometimes, a I'm frolicking unicorn pooping rainbows. On other occasions, I can be as deep as the Mariana Trench. After some psychotherapy and medication, I am seeing my depression as a source of positive changes and self growth. If I could choose any superpower I wanted, it would be healing.

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