You’re Not Broken. You’re Human.

Cristian Mihai

“You say you’re ‘depressed’ – all I see is resilience. You are allowed to feel messed up and inside out. It doesn’t mean you’re defective – it just means you’re human.”David Mitchel

Loneliness. It’s painful. It’s a disease. It’s as if there’s a wall between you and everyone else. It’s just you and the silence. Just you and yourself. It forces you to think. To remember. To feel. To remember what you’d never want to feel again.

Depression. Feels like drowning. With the added difference that you see everyone else breathing. It’s standing at edge of an abyss, staring down at the void, contemplating the idea of oblivion.

We often feel broken beyond repair. Hopeless. We see ourselves as unworthy of redemption.

I want to tell you that we are here to feel.

That is all.

Everything that makes you feel alive is worth experiencing at least…

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Why People Break Down

Be Inspired..!!

You may know someone who is depressed and not know they’re depressed. People expect someone who is depressed to cry a lot, stay in bed all day, mope. But depression isn’t always this obvious. Some people can totally fake it. They can smile and laugh; they can act like everyone else, even while they are in excruciating emotional pain. 

Here are few reasons or risk factors you might take them as of why people break down :

  • They take everything personally.
  • They remember every criticism.
  • They react to every misfortune.
  • They hold grudges.
  • They dwell on painful memories.
  • They regret past mistakes.
  • They compare self to happier people.
  • They analyze everything until it loses its appeal.
  • They make decisions based on others advice.
  • They stop learning new skills.
  • They conclude that life is predictable.
  • They have a long explanation for everything.
  • They resent people who seem to have easier lives.
  • They focus…

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Gallivanting across Kentucky — Postcards from the Perimeter

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Neither Georges nor I had ever been to Kentucky. And we weren’t planning to write about our time there, especially not on a blog dedicated to adventures around the perimeter of the country. But when we returned home to Dallas in March from our Year on the Edges of America, we realized there were just […]

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Back in Time: Dinosaurs, Geology, and Ancient Cultures of the American West — GALLIVANCE

Let’s face it, America is a big place, and a cross-country road trip is a labor of love. We know, because we just finished a month-long camping trip from our home in Lexington, Kentucky to Colorado, New Mexico, Utah … and a few places in between. But honestly, it was worth every one of the […]

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In Praise of Kentucky-style Furniture — Lost Art Press

I first encountered Kentucky-style furniture when I visited the workshop of Warren May of Berea, Ky., in the early 2000s. While working with Warren on an article for Popular Woodworking Magazine, he invited me to his barn to see his collection of unrestored Kentucky pieces. I was skeptical that it was a true regional furniture […]

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Road Trip – Louisville, Kentucky — It’s Complicated

Having had so much fun on our long road trips to Orange Beach, Alabama and to South Dakota and Colorado, my wife and I were looking for another trip, but shorter, to take at spring break when we didn’t have the grandkids to watch. I had often thought that doing the bourbon trail in Kentucky […]

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Vegan Bourbon Balls | Bourbon Balls Recipe | Bourbon Balls Kentucky — VeganRecipesToday

Come have a drink with me while I show you how to make my ‘proper’ #vegan #bourbon balls for this #holiday season! Become a Patron: …

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No Kentucky Colonel: Harland Sanders (1890 September 9th) — Doggedly Yours… Howling, Humor, and History.

Colonel Harland Sanders was born on September 9, 1890, in Henryville, Indiana. At the age of 40, Sanders was running a popular Kentucky service station that also served food—so popular, in fact, that the governor of Kentucky designated him a Kentucky colonel. Eventually, Sanders focused on franchising his fried chicken business around the country, collecting […]

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Elvis Presley – Blue Moon Of Kentucky — PowerPop… An Eclectic Collection of Pop Culture

In 1954 Elvis, Scotty Moore, and Bill Black recorded this song as the B side to “That’s All Right Mama.” Presley’s recording became the best-known version of the song and is an early example of what was to become known as Rockabilly, a combination of Blues and Country together with an uptempo beat. Bill Monroe […]

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exploring horse & bourbon country around lexington, kentucky — ~ wander.essence ~

It was a Mardi Gras kind of day when we drove to the Horse Capital of the World in Lexington, Kentucky. We rolled over frost-bitten hills lined with wooden fences under corsages of clouds. Long shadows of fences and bare-branched trees lay etched on the snow, and horses grazed in the fields. When we got […]

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