November 2018 Having had several months of work I have figured that in fact, it was a combination of accumulated exhaustion and depression. I have started to drink a mug of St. Johnswort (a natural anti-depressant) every day and I have a lot more energy since. July 2012 Never thought I would say that but lately I am so tired. Tired of writing. Tired of … Continue reading Tired/Muede
October 2018 Whenever depression and anxiety hit me I keep myself motivated to fight on and to believe that I can achieve my dreams with thinking about famous people who live with depression and are still good at their jobs. Here is my post from March 2011 when I first thought about this topic: March 2011 Famous people with Depression: Leo Tolstoy: Author of War … Continue reading Not alone
October 2018 I published this post first in March 2011 March 2011 There are conditions and illnesses that are just not taken seriously! Whoever has suffered from Depression will agree with me that it is nothing to make fun of. Everything feels dark, impossible, everything is too much even getting out of bed in the morning is a major endeavour. It is losing control over … Continue reading Blast from the past: Come on get yourself together!/ Jetzt nimm Dich mal zusammen!
Some days are like this picture: no matter how good your life is you just see dark skies… but I am determined not to let them win. After all, both the sun and a rainbow are hidden in there somewhere… Continue reading There is a rainbow hidden …
This post was first published in January 2016: If you think about mental health issues and how to deal with them the first things that spring to mind are medication or talking therapies. Depending on where you live and how your health care system works those can be expensive and not available for everyone. Choosing music intuitively for relieving mental health issues Something many people … Continue reading Music and Mental Health
This morning I saw Ellen C. Scott editor at Metro and co-presenter at “Mentally Yours” Metro’s mental health podcast on BBC Breakfast. She told her experience with taking antidepressants. She said she is able to work again and live her life since she has found the right one for her. One of the headlines this morning on the news was that according to a major … Continue reading Three Thoughts on the Anti-Depressant Debate & Love Is In Da Blog Prompt 23