A Self-Fulfilling Prophecy?

From time to time, I write about depression and anxiety. I know that it is not the most positive topic, but it is something I think about. I try to understand it and I want to find means how to combat and alleviate it. At the moment, I have two opposing thoughts in my mind. On the one hand, I am certain that we need to shed more light onto this topic and create a public discussion, because I think this is something only all of us together can solve. On the other hand, I fear that when people read about it, that they look for signs they have depression.

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Diet and depression

A couple of years ago, I experienced my lowest point so far. When I finally climbed out of this hole, I asked myself: What can I do that something like that doesn’t happen to me again? After my experience from the second half of last year and the time it took me (probably still takes me) to recover, I am now at a point where I want to ask that question again. That is why tragic stories about depression hit a nerve. It is also why I want to understand more about depression, its roots, symptoms, and how to become more resilient.

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