I'm as guilty as the next guy for using my phone in the bathroom and taking my time. I don't even remember what I did in the 90's while I pooped (just doo-doo-dooing, smiling at the wallpaper?).
Don’t suppress your natural creativity, but work out the muscle, cope with your inner demons, and let yourself be proud of your accomplishment.
Mental illness often acts as an anchor keeping us at bay in the comforts of our houses. The winds in our heads, having no place to turn, circulate mini tornados of anxiety while depression corrodes the shore and rots our foundation. Getting out becomes vital for survival although the prospect of leaving often overwhelms the mentally ill.
Progressive steps against depression are often so reactionary, and therefore less helpful. Try being proactive against the threats of depression instead, and start by seizing the day.
There is nothing like a good compliment. When it’s served up on a silver platter from someone you love, it can fill you up for days, leaving you feeling satisfied and saying, “no, no I couldn’t possible have dessert--ok, just a small piece--yes, tell me more.” Then there is the backwards compliment.
“A bear, however hard he tries, grows tubby without exercise.” ― A.A. Milne Even the shortest grocery list can take me hours to accomplish. Guy’s Grocery Games wouldn't know how to edit down my meandering, wandering, and pure confusion into a half hour episode. One time, I looked for special pickles in the pickle section…
“We have flown the air like birds and swum the sea like fishes, but have yet to learn the simple act of walking the earth like brothers.” ― Martin Luther King Jr. I probably tell my buddies I love them so often it gets weird. But, at least they know. Guys aren't always great at…