There are hundreds of articles and books that guide you to stop looking back at your past in order to move forward. I’m sure you’ve heard of or encountered at some point in your life someone to tell you that you need to get over your past or certain aspects of it. What does that even mean?
I’ve had food poisoning last week, and now I have to flu. It’s been tough and I am sorry for being away for a while, but this was a great opportunity for introspection. I started thinking about the way we get attached to our darkness, especially if you’re creative or an artist. There is something mysterious and attractive about darkness; we are drawn by the darkness in ourselves and others.
“Depression is a prison where you are both the suffering prisoner and the cruel jailer.” There is a very fine line between life and death, especially for the depressed. How many times has this thought enter your mind? You want the pain to end: you don’t want to live and you don’t want to die either. You want to cease being in a way that nobody will notice, but you. You are standing all alone on this line waiting for a strong wind or a breeze to sway you in either direction. Any situation will bring about this ambivalence on the part of you that is depressed and not only.…