A Depression Day

Emotional level: 7 Mental level: 7 TODAY I LEARNED: Cheese is the most stolen food in the world.   I feel empty. Void. There’s no other way to explain it. It’s a part of the depression. But I haven’t let it stop me from doing all the things I need to today, which is progress.…

Stuck

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Emotional level: 4 Mental level: 8 TODAY I LEARNED: McDonald’s once made bubblegum flavored broccoli.   As I sat in traffic moments ago, I looked to my left, lost in thought. I saw a beautiful stone lion, frozen in time. It's very being is entirely solid and will most likely exist in its place long…

Personally Depressed

Emotional level: 5 Mental level: 7 TODAY I LEARNED: Supposedly, yawning cools your brain.   Today I really went through a lot emotionally. Normally I go into detail about what it is that’s bothering me but for now I will say it’s simply something I have to work through. I take it day by day…

Clinical Depression & Thought Replacement

Emotional level: 7 Mental level: 8 TODAY I LEARNED: You replace every particle in your body every seven years. You are literally not the same person you were 7 years ago.   Recently I’ve re-evaluated what it means to be a clinically depressed person. Each day is different because you never know what sad or…

It’s Been A Long Week

Emotional level: 5 Mental level: 7 TODAY I LEARNED: The need to stay in bed all day is called 'Clinomania.' I recently read a book about how technology can take over our lives and make us different. Honestly I beg to differ, but I did see where they were coming from. If we're not careful,…

Just Too Much

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  Emotional level: 6 Mental level: 5 TODAY I LEARNED: Someone dies of suicide about every 13 minutes.   I know, that little fact is a depressing start to a blog post…or any post, really. It’s a fact that appealed to me while I was searching for a few things online today. It truly breaks…

Mental Health

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Emotion level: 7 Mental level: 6 I'm starting something new. From now on the emotional state and mental state that starts off every blog will have a rating from 0 to 10. Level 10 will be the absolute best of moods, and level 0 will be the worst. In comparison to detail, I prefer this…

More Nature…Less Stress

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Recently a few friends and I traveled to Greenbrier. For those who don't know, Greenbrier is part of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park located in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. It's a beautiful place with magnificent river spots and tons to explore. It's also an amazing location to unwind and connect with nature...which is really what I've…

When We Feel Uninspired

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Today I feel tired. It's days like this one that make me feel like I have no inspiration left when it comes to...well, anything really. Emotional state: teetering on depressed Mental state: Too. Many. Thoughts. I need a relaxing day. One that doesn't send my brain into a frenzy of worry and panic. It doesn't…