Category Archives: existentialism

The journey continues.

I’ve been stuck in awareness but no growth, hung suspended in time, grappling with the past and the impact on my present. I have had MANY revelations as to why I’m stuck. Stumbling on the concept that I probably have … Continue reading

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Some seriously heavy thinking

I had been prone to suicidal ideation more than a few times in my life and also prone to withdrawing from people (Mom Gail – please don’t freak out about that.  It coexists with a very strong will to live … Continue reading

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Existential depression and death anxiety

My copy of Staring at the Sun – Overcoming the Terror of Death just arrived today from Amazon.  I’ve been suffering from waxing and waning episodes of existential depression and death anxiety for quite some time now.   I heard about … Continue reading

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