Tests  Types  Diagrams  Books  Forums  Enneagram Relationships  What's hot now  Search
Main | Type 4 | Type 5 | Movie | Care | Chat

Enneagram Care Board Archive

37 + half, & feeling a little better
[ Boards: Main, Type4, Type5, Movie, Care, Chat ][ Top 10 ] [ HOME ]

37 + half, & feeling a little better


[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ Enneagram Care Board ]

Posted by moi (66.31.41.128) on February 13, 2003 at 08:24:40:

In Reply to: Existential depression posted by Peter (152.163.188.2) on January 03, 2003 at 14:30:49:

I have found that some kind of change helps me snap out of it. Yes, I think the problem is existential depression. cause I had the other kind. too, and worked for 4 years with a fantastic therapist. It was like I was sleeping, and I woke up.

I got past that last scare. I am more an more commited to the one thing I wanted to do, but was afraid of - music. Somehow I forge ahead. DO you have a reccomendation for Yalom?


AND thanks to everyone who responeded for your compassion.

moi


> I'm sorry to hear you're in a dark spot. I've battled existential depression from time to time-- and at 42, it still rears its ugly head, now and then. Most of the "cure" is in educating yourself and understanding why you feel the way you do-- I found Irvin Yalom's writings very helpful.

> If you seek professional help, make sure you find a therapist well versed in dealing with existential depression.




Follow Ups:



Post a Followup

Name:
E-Mail:

Subject:

Comments:

Optional Link URL:
Link Title:
Optional Image URL:


[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ Enneagram Care Board ] [ FAQ ]
careboard/messages/5059.html