Letter to our loved ones, and everyone else…

Dear loved ones, and/or whoever might like to read this: Yes, I struggle with depression. Depression can be frustrating and exhausting to try to explain it to others. The reason for this letter is to try and express what I sometimes find hard to express in words or even in person. Depression is hard to …

A letter to Depression

  Dear Tenant called Depression, What are you really? I have read and studied and tried to understand fully what you are, but there are so many versions out there! I continue trying to come up with an answer because after so many years of living with you I still have not come to a full …

Putting all my eggs in the one basket (cont…)

  Finally, we are at Part 4, the last of the ‘series’… And I will jump straight into it! Yes! – Hypnotherapy! What is Hypnotherapy? Well, in my own experience with it this is how I describe it: No weirdness, no dangling pendants. No acting like chickens laying eggs! Hypnotherapy is not what we see on …

Putting all my eggs in the one basket cont…

Part 2   Ok so let’s continue on with my journey towards beating Depression. I really don’t want to seem like a hypocrite so I will share with you why I have taken so long in writing this second part. I fell prey to my Tenant. Well, not my tenant as such, but yes to …

Can you stay true to yourself?

  Today I woke up inspired, and decided to write about it. So I will take a break from the Putting all my eggs in the one basket… ‘series’ 😉 and will write about how I feel today. I truly woke up content, feeling in my core that I don’t need to be stuck in …

Putting all my eggs in the one basket…

Part 1   Throughout the last 9 years I have gone through many Therapies, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Counsellors, Life Coaches, gone on retreats, read books, and the list goes on and on and on…. Some things worked. Some, not so much… The one thing I kept doing each time I started something new was giving it …

Is it just a bad day?

  Just a quick one today. I’m having a shit day. Don’t know why, there is no reason for it. But still, my head won’t stop analysing, chatting to me, etc. Bad, very bad mood, snappy, short of patience etc. The reason why I decided to write about it today, is because I find that …

Friday afternoon Panic

You know that feeling you get when you realised, for example, that the supermarket has closed and you forgot to grab stuff for a bbq you are having at your place tomorrow. To then remember that tomorrow is a Public Holiday and all shops are closed? Well, hold on to that feeling for a bit while …

Let’s start from the beginning…

So let me introduce to you the idea behind this Blog called ‘My Tenant Depression’.  This is the description of a simple human being’s very difficult and hard journey to learn to manage this ‘Tenant’ called Depression. In a way I would like to do it with a twist, but by no means taking the …