Arriving at my goal to write for one year, I found myself asking “what now?”
I answered, “be curious.”
There’s a scene from Lawrence of Arabia, where Lawrence puts out a match with his fingers. He explains “the trick, is not minding that it hurts.” I was entranced by this line and wondered if we could use this mentality with negative emotions.
When stuck in a depression scroll, don’t try to stop it. Instead, just scroll to the next thing. What’s depression scroll? Glad you asked.
Failing is when an expectation has yet to occur. We attach the negativity ourselves.
Byron Katie’s Inquiry process brought me out of a negative spiral. It helped me to actually write, instead of trying to write.
I’ve been avoiding reality. It’s time to pull off the bandaid.
Create a satisfaction loop by being specific, feeling progress, and accepting reality.
Worry is a good thing. Have it work for you.
To practice gratefulness, don’t force yourself to think of something positive. Instead, start with going on the offense.
Rip currents will grip you if you let it. Depression is the same.
As you level up in life, life levels up with you.
A common piece of advice for life is to not compare yourself to others. It seems a bit ironic though when comparison is present in
The title may be an unpopular opinion, but hear me out. It’s okay to have negative thoughts because it’s actually normal. It may not feel
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There’s not one thing that will help get over depression. It’s a whole mix bag of things. Here’s my mixed bag over the last 60