Cancer of the Mind

I've come to think of depression as a cancer of the mind. Your own body, your own consciousness, your own personality attack You. There is an enormous chance to no recovery. There is a slim chance of remission. There is an almost miniscule chance that it goes away permanently. Mostly, it returns, and then you … Continue reading Cancer of the Mind

Failure and Success

Failure is normal, success is not. That is why we all aspire towards success. We find success exceptional and admirable in general. Failure, however, is an undesirable outcome in most instances. For many people, it is to be avoided at all costs. Have you ever had a task that you wanted to succeed at so … Continue reading Failure and Success

Unwelcome Memories

Ever get blitz attacked by unwelcome memories? Ever find yourself perfectly content, enjoying your morning, doing your thing but then suddenly something - a phrase, a smell, an article on the web - reminds you of an event you have done your best to put behind you and you are suddenly overwhelmed by a deluge … Continue reading Unwelcome Memories

Lonely and Alone

Recently, I've been spending a lot of time feeling lonely and alone. This, in turn, makes me feel like a failure, someone who was easily forgotten and possibly replaced, someone with no prospects of a normal life, someone who will never amount to anything, someone who will die alone and unloved. I miss being in … Continue reading Lonely and Alone