Depression is not sadness. It can encompass this feeling and others, but in my opinion it is more a numbing, a stuffing of unexpressed, unprocessed feelings. It is being stuck and going around and round the same old thoughts and feelings without ceasing. It is a darkness and a grey curtain between you and the … Continue reading Inside Depression
Bearing in mind recent events surrounding tropical storm Harvey, and another hurricane on the way, this not meant to be insensitive. I am distressed when I see and hear about hardship -- I know what it’s like to have your life turned suddenly upside down. I’ve been collecting poems and quotations since high school, and … Continue reading The Myth of Security
Emotions have a lot to do with a lot, actually. But not just emotions; we humans are also uniquely capable of reasoning, of logical thought. To put it simply, we have higher brain functions. Yet it's commonly thought that feelings come from the lower, more primitive part of our brains. So we struggle. I have … Continue reading What’s emotion got to do with it?