Monthly Archives: August 2013

Stuff I wish I’d known about depression #2

Other People’s Perspectives One of the cruellest tricks of depression is how it robs you of perspective.  The world turns into a dystopia full of brash sights and sounds, populated by people who (despite their coldness and self-interest) are far … Continue reading

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Introductions

Recently I was reading Bob Dylan’s autobiography, in which he describes looking over the desk at the record label at a man whose clean cut commercialism wounded his very soul, and deciding, out of pure contrariness, to invent his entire … Continue reading

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Stuff I wish I’d Known About Depression #1

The art of feeling sorry for yourself An unusual bit of advice here.  When living with depression, you might well be surrounded by family and professionals and self-help books telling you to get off your depressive backside and volunteer at … Continue reading

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