• Decompression-writing (and song-listening)

    Decompression-writing (and song-listening)

    (This was going to be an essay on making and using flashcards to remember anti-Anxiety measures. And then it turn into a Sunday. Be on the lookout for a more constructive blog entry in a few days.) Forgive the choppy […]

     
  • It’s much easier to deal with a panic attack that never happened.

    It’s much easier to deal with a panic attack that never happened.

    My mental health med mix has done a really good job of putting Depression in my rearview mirror and greatly reducing the level and frequency of Anxiety I experience. Eliminated? No. But manageable? Yes. The key to my additional success […]

     
  • Loss of oneself and the forming of another

    Loss of oneself and the forming of another

    Friends, I’ve been sad about and angry at myself for quite some time. By way of context, a little over four years ago I descended into deep Depression and Anxiety. I sought out another mental health doctor and therapist, because […]

     
  • Pondering the future of “Prone to Hope”

    Pondering the future of “Prone to Hope”

    Friends, I don’t know what to do with Prone to Hope. Some may have noticed that I took the site down for a considerable amount of time. It’s been months since I last posted — for reasons, if I feel […]

     
  • Starting the day off right.

    Starting the day off right.

    I wake up each day at least a couple of hours before I head off to work. Always have, and I suspect, until retirement, I always will. While I’ve occupied this time in different ways over the years, a couple […]