Tag: Mental Health (page 1 of 30)

Under my Dome – Living with Agoraphobia

agoraphobia

“To venture causes anxiety, but not to venture is to lose one’s self…. And to venture in the highest is precisely to be conscious of one’s self.” 
― Søren Kierkegaard

Living with agoraphobia is not an easy thing. Lately it has actually been getting on my nerves. Truly! Continue reading

Unstoppable

depression-black-dog-seductress

“Your hand opens and closes, opens and closes. If it were always a fist or always stretched open, you would be paralysed. Your deepest presence is in every small contracting and expanding, the two as beautifully balanced and coordinated as birds’ wings.
Rumi, The Essential Rumi

My heart races every morning when I wake up. The fear so intense, I hide under my covers until the monster disappears. In increments of 10 minutes at a time, I talk my way out of an imaginary sticky situation, and allow myself to not fight, or run away. Continue reading

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