[su_dropcap style=”simple” size=”5″]I[/su_dropcap]n March 2017, probably influenced by my upcoming birthday and an awesome group of Leaders, I decided to redefine my Life Goals & Values. I wanted to use them as a compass to simplify my decision-making process: when in doubt concerning option A vs option B, I’d pick the one that’s the most in line with my Life Goals and Values.
Therefore, I started a thorough process of research, introspection, interviews & analysis which included:
January 19th: Depression Day
Every January 19th, I experience a mild form of depression.
For the scientist, it’s a vitamin D deficiency;
For the sociologist, it’s the aftermath of the Xmas season;
For Michael Brown’s The Presence Process, it’s a bunch of emotional charges from the past in need of integration;
For me, it’s f*cking annoying…
…or rather, it used to be until the morning of January 19th, 2018.
As I was reflecting on this year’s installment of the Depression Monster franchise, I realized something: Big D isn’t a blood-thirsty monster like Jason or Mike Myers. He’s actually an ally who can help me be a better person.
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