Depression

Compensating for Depression Brain

In my depression-free days, my brain felt like a finely tuned machine.  I could handle multiple tasks efficiently and effectively.  I've always been organized, but when I was well it was helpful rather than necessary.  I performed better when I was organized, but it wasn't a crutch. If non-depressed brain was skiing black diamond runs,… Continue reading Compensating for Depression Brain

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Mental health

Getting things done

geralt on Pixabay The last several days my brain has felt like it has the approximate cognitive power of a bowl of Jello.  I try to read, and it's more like a hazy skim.  Decision-making seems like a foreign concept. It's fascinating, though, how my natural tendency to be uber-organized can kick in and compensate… Continue reading Getting things done