VOICES with Amber B Skylar

[EP:12] Depression and Loneliness - Amber B Skylar

May 05, 2021 Amber B Skylar Season 1 Episode 12
VOICES with Amber B Skylar
[EP:12] Depression and Loneliness - Amber B Skylar
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VOICES with Amber B Skylar
[EP:12] Depression and Loneliness - Amber B Skylar
May 05, 2021 Season 1 Episode 12
Amber B Skylar

It's natural to feel depression, loneliness.   I have recently learned how damaging isolation can really be.  I have recently learned the root cause of my depression.  What is the difference?  How do you know when you need medicine or not.

Some folks will need medicine because a genetic biological predispostion renders a need for medicine and it can work.

But in general, I believe sincerely that depression is a call or an internal communication from  within that is calling for an individual to get involved somehow in something that is particularly meaningful to the individual.   It has nothing to do with marriage, or a great job or fitting in with the mainstream propagated message about the "pursuit of happiness". 

Human connection, interaction (just enough not over doing it), human action - soothes the emotional presence beckoning each of us to our chosen/created/designed purpose.

Stay connected to your friends. Call them, send a letter, do what you can to offer support. We can get through all of this life - and its enormous challenges - by allowing ourselves to listen, connect, support, and take action. 

Who taught you that you were not strong enough to handle anything outside of Happiness? Who taught you that sadness, depression, lonliness were a sign of weakness?  It's bullshit, isn't it?  It's 2021 - you have more freedom now than ever in human history to chart your own course and that may mean rejecting ideas and beliefs from people and organizations that have shaped you all of your life.  It will hurt - either way. 

#amberbskylar #voiceofamber #suicide #servicedogs #depression #ptsd #colorsofamber #metoo #womensvoices

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Show Notes

It's natural to feel depression, loneliness.   I have recently learned how damaging isolation can really be.  I have recently learned the root cause of my depression.  What is the difference?  How do you know when you need medicine or not.

Some folks will need medicine because a genetic biological predispostion renders a need for medicine and it can work.

But in general, I believe sincerely that depression is a call or an internal communication from  within that is calling for an individual to get involved somehow in something that is particularly meaningful to the individual.   It has nothing to do with marriage, or a great job or fitting in with the mainstream propagated message about the "pursuit of happiness". 

Human connection, interaction (just enough not over doing it), human action - soothes the emotional presence beckoning each of us to our chosen/created/designed purpose.

Stay connected to your friends. Call them, send a letter, do what you can to offer support. We can get through all of this life - and its enormous challenges - by allowing ourselves to listen, connect, support, and take action. 

Who taught you that you were not strong enough to handle anything outside of Happiness? Who taught you that sadness, depression, lonliness were a sign of weakness?  It's bullshit, isn't it?  It's 2021 - you have more freedom now than ever in human history to chart your own course and that may mean rejecting ideas and beliefs from people and organizations that have shaped you all of your life.  It will hurt - either way. 

#amberbskylar #voiceofamber #suicide #servicedogs #depression #ptsd #colorsofamber #metoo #womensvoices

reach out amberbskylar.com share your story with me.