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in. In the evenings after w ork I would be at the gym lifting weights and getting in enough cardio so I could wear my body down to the point where I would just fall asleep as soon as I got home. Not to mention I was afraid of being at home with those pills.
While at the gym I would put my hoodie over my head I should just give up no one could see the tears streaming down my face as I pedaled on that damn bike. On one evening in particular I felt the need to reach out to a friend of mine, someone I had known for half a decade and who I love dearly to this day. She had been present in my life long before the darkness descended upon me and she was a solid source of support and blunt feedback when I needed her. A year prior to this night she confessed she had feelings for me and wanted to explore those feelings with me.
When I reached out to her on this night I asked her. What was it you saw in me? Her response was prompt and simple, as usual. You are complex, Rick. High highs and low lows. In that moment my entire perspective changed. I let external circumstances and past mistakes determine who and what I was and all it took to change that was using a different word to describe the underlying reason I felt my emotions so strongly, and why I would also feel so empty, and why I would sometimes feel nothing at all.
Had I not been given that gift I might not be here to type this, but once that gift was given to me it was still up to me to use it. Do not wait for someone else to save you. You have all the power in the universe to alter your perspective on life, your mind, your heart, and your soul. With that being said, you can start taking actionable steps today to improve your mood and trigger the release of I should just give up chemicals and hormones that will help.
Have you been through a similar experience? How did you deal with it? What did you do to pull yourself out of it? FYI: I originally posted this on Quora. Get started. Open in app. Rick Tastic. in Get started.
Get started Open in app. What Am I Supposed to Do? How I bounced back from the brink of suicide. That night changed everything for me Had I not been given that gift I might not be here to type this, but once that gift was given to me it was still up to me to use it.
Start taking action today With that being said, you can start taking actionable steps today to improve your mood and trigger the release of certain chemicals and hormones that will help. Download Hepace and start meditating for 10 minutes a day every morning. You are not your emotions or your thoughts.
You simply experience them. The sooner you get into the habit of daily meditation the sooner your emotions and thoughts will lose their grasp on you. Go to a gym. Preferably choose a group fitness style gym like CrossFit or Orange Theorysomething that uses a community atmosphere for encouragement and ability. Do a Google search for v olunteering options nearby and find a way to give your time to someone or some organization that needs it. Spend time with friends. Start a note in your phone and record them. More from Rick Tastic Follow. More From Medium. VIP Puppies. The value of suffering.
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