Category Archives: Depression

Easier Said Than Done

Last week, my therapy session drifted into the zone of liking one’s self. Hmmmmmmm. I have been giving this a lot of thought since then, and in my usual weird way, I cannot get a real grasp of this. I … Continue reading

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Let’s Put Some Music On……..Ah Yes…..

That’s better 🙂  It was far too quiet, and my mood far too flat. Music helps both. (Cheap Trick – I want you to want me) Everyone has been out most of this weekend. Three of them spent the day … Continue reading

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It’s Starting to Build :-(

It’s the early hours of Monday morning and the anxiety about the stuff that’s going to be happening is beginning to build. I keep wondering if the first session of therapy will be as hard as the assessment sessions were … Continue reading

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Social Anxiety Disorder Linked to High Serotonin Levels, Throwing Treatment with SSRIs into Serious Question

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Ok, Scared Now!

It’s been a long time since I had my assessments for dynamic psychotherapy and got put on the waiting list. It’s easily 9 mths, maybe even 10!! But today I confirmed the start date for the therapy itself – first … Continue reading

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More Midnight Musings

Well, it’s just gone 5.30am on Tuesday morning. Yesterday was a seriously busy day for blog posts yesterday. I could hardly keep up! I wonder if this means the Reader is working more efficiently now. I shall pop over to … Continue reading

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Thinking About Stuff

One of my best friends uses the word “stuff” to answer questions you ask him. Q. “Hiya, what you been up to?” A. “Stuff” Q. “What did you get your mum for Christmas?” A. “Stuff” Q. “What ya got there?”   … Continue reading

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Distraction Therapy

Distraction Therapy was first mentioned to me by an Occupational Therapist after my surgery but when I asked her for ideas (expecting her to have loads up her trained professional and experienced sleeve) she basically shrugged at me and googled … Continue reading

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Full Catastrophe Living…..

Well, I am familiar with everything the title of the book conjures up in your mind LOL but I am seriously struggling to get through the book itself. Reading is almost like breathing to me (I have read 15 books … Continue reading

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For Annie – Amino Acids to Treat Depression

For Annie, and anyone who might be interested in this, below is the original blog post I did as a summary of the ‘nutritional regime’ I sorted out for myself last year. To give a bit of background – I … Continue reading

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