• Everyday Ramblings

    Minimalism, or “it only hurts the first time”

    The first time I heard about minimalism, I’d just been diagnosed with Cyclothymia. After a long, long period of increasing exhaustion, listlessness, and lack of concentration, I finally got myself to go to a psychiatrist, who proceeded to send me to three other doctors just to make sure it wasn’t something else. Everything came back negative, including a near perfect haemogram.In the end, my doc gave me pills that really helped, but pills aren’t enough if you’re a mess in all other branches of your life. There are different versions of depression. After the initial shock, I realized I needed to have a good, hard look at how I was…