Another step down in medication means I’m slowly but surely nearing my goal.
The Amazon.com management philosophy translates well to a framework for mental health wellness.
Letting go of anything, even emotional baggage, is difficult. It is also freeing.
Looking back at nearly three months of blog posts, I do some autoethnographic research on myself to see how I’ve changed and, just maybe, gotten better.
It does get better.
As I’ve written before, positivity can be toxic. In the throes of the COVID19 crisis, it’s important that we stay vigilant and call out actions that serve to shame those struggling with anxiety, depression, and other challenging circumstances.
A quantum mechanics principle provides a way to explain the depression I’m feeling from social distancing and quarantine.
Entering the homestretch of my medication taper and trying to discern what is frustration from social distancing and quarantine and what are symptoms of depression. There’s very little difference.
After four years, I’m finally off Prozac. Now, there’s just one antidepressant left on the menu.
Just as I start to feel myself coming back from my Jerk Brain-induced isolation and withdrawal of the last many months, I need to start practicing social distancing. A television show from my youth, now available over streaming, is making it a little easier.