I've had depression, but I can't say I understand it. Not properly. It's so personal and differs so much from day-to-day, person to person. The Other Side of Silence confirms all this. A beautiful and haunting memoir by Lisa Gask. Lisa, herself is a psychologist who suffers with depression. Her ability to interlink personal experience,
Approximately over a week ago, I ended up watching Fittest on Earth on Netflix. For context, I had just done Run the Blades and was in chill out mode before Angel-Angel. So with ice-cream in hand, I sat and watched the film. This has led to a bit of an out of nowhere CrossFit obsession.
My desire to read psychology books continues. I was lucky enough to hear Dr. Steve Peters give an hours presentation at work. Immediately after, I went out and bought his book The Chimp Paradox. Let's just say it all makes sense, it's a great model which explains why we all react the way we do.
About a chapter into this book, the penny dropped for me. I'll admit to not having the correct perception of introverts, I always thought it meant the stereotypical geek in the corner who can't socialize. Turns out, I can heavily relate to some of the introvert concepts mentioned in this book, yet also can relate