Discovering the portal. I was a huge believer in science and I didn’t accept anything that stood outside this framework based entirely on logic and reasoning. I was pretty much like this living entirely in my head; conceptualising almost everything I could comprehend. I never gave a rat’s ass about Spirituality. I thought it was… Continue reading Anxiety as a Portal to Spirituality.
One of the most insane things about human beings is that we live mechanically, with inputs fed by our parents, society, religion, media and even government. We human beings float through life like a machine doing something or the other with a sense of achieving a state of happiness through the means of materialistic world.… Continue reading The two faces of Existential Anxiety
On December 11th 2016 I had the fucking privilege of meeting depression first hand. It wasn’t sudden. It was gradual. From a series of existential thoughts it began moving forward until I hit the dead end of depression. I had terrible full on anxiety 3 years ago with intrusive thoughts and from then on everything… Continue reading Existential Anxiety & Depression
“Don’t think about pink elephants” I know exactly what you are thinking. You are thinking about pink elephants even though I specifically told you not to. Well don’t feel bad because every single human thinks like this. This is how our minds function. You won’t believe me but this was the first breakthrough I had… Continue reading Don’t think about pink elephants.
Once you are in the anxiety shit especially the intense one where you feel like nobody could help you, you most undoubtedly would have asked this question – “Why did anxiety choose me?” Or “Does God hate me so much?” I certainly did ask all these questions and I was fed up of this game… Continue reading The good side of anxiety.
This physical/mental symptom (I’m not sure where I should put it) is also a part of anxiety and is often confused with Depersonalisation. Hyper-awareness as the name suggests is being intensely aware of everything you perceive and do. This, for me, is a symptom that hardly lasts for more that 30 seconds. It’s like you… Continue reading Hyper-awareness.