Depression What I Learnt From My Depression: Suicide Is Not Selfish

What I Learnt From My Depression: Suicide Is Not Selfish

My suicide would be selfish. I don’t give a fuck what you say. If I committed suicide, I am a selfish bastard. People don’t like you saying that because it hurts people’s feelings. Guess what? Suicide, the choice to end your own life because you are drastically struggling with the problems of life hurts those …

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Depression Death Knocks Weekly

Death Knocks Weekly

“You could leave life right now. Let that determine what you do and say and think” These are the words of Marcus Aurelias, the Stoic Emperor of the Roman Empire. The words sit on the back of a coin I own from The Daily Stoic with the words “Memento Mori” on the opposite side. The …

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Anxiety Let’s Talk Suicide – Meet The Biggest Killer Of Young Men

Let’s Talk Suicide – Meet The Biggest Killer Of Young Men

This past week was Mental Health Awareness Week, where we try and highlight the threat mental health issues pose to each and every one of us. It affects the majority of us at one point in our lives at least. These issues are reportedly more common with women than with men, possibly because women are …

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Anxiety Feeling Tired All The Time

Feeling Tired All The Time

Over the past year or so, I have continually felt more and more tired. I don’t mean with respect to actual tiredness with regards to sleep. No, I get 6-8 hours a night so I am fine in that respect. No, I just feel tired with so much of modern life. Societal pressures. Relationship/personal so-called …

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Depression A Stoic With Depression

A Stoic With Depression

I am in many respects a stoic. I also suffer from depression and anxiety. These are not complaints, but statements of truth. Whilst stoicism is far more complex than I think I could describe, I will give you a simple definition. A stoic is “a person who can endure pain or hardship without showing their …

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