A year ago my body and soul screamed “STOP”. Well I suppose it started a lot longer than a year ago, probably with a whisper, a few polite nudges. ‘You are tired’. ‘You need to rest’. But in the end it left no room for manoeuvre or avoidance. I was out of function, emotionally and … More I refuse to reposition myself on the nail.
It starts as a heavy feeling somewhere around my heart. Warm and fuzzy but in an unpleasant way, hazy and kind of empty. My facial expressions quickly become less responsive, a heaviness around my cheeks and mouth make smiling an effortful and unnatural task. Fear quickly emerges; while my brain encourages me to keep going, … More The Root of Depression
This evening I’m feeling lonely. Can I be friends with that feeling? I have been delving into the depths of my loneliness this summer, feeling the intense pain it brings. The reactions in my psyke and my body have been quite awe-inspiring, but in a very unpleasant kind of way. Two years ago I dared … More Can I Be Friends with my Loneliness?