I believe on any number of counts, including personal experience, that we have the power to choose to be happy but the road is not altogether straightforward.
Can or should you remain in a state or place of “silence” or must or ought you return to the world?
For the miserable, moody and mercurial, one’s outlook can swivel on a sixpence. Or dime, if you prefer. Not so … More
It is easy enough to empathize with addicts if, for large chunks of your existence, you have had an overwhelming need to get out of your own head.
Very occasionally one gets a glimpse of peace and today was one of those all too rare days.
The state of depression is easy enough to describe but it is doubtful whether mere words manage to convey the depth of the misery to one who has never suffered from it.
Given the basic needs of life and in the absence of physiological abnormality, the solution is fairly simple. The trick … More
We would put an animal down, surely we can offer the same courtesy to a human?
For the ever mercurial Alfred the sun did not rise yesterday. After a splendid microdosed Sunday, he woke with a bump on Monday morning.
Perhaps it is best to acknowledge the endless pawing of the black dog at your door. For some, it is a rare day that the gentle scuffling can not be heard.