• Emmanuel V. d'Aboville

Depression a luxury of the time

Updated: Sep 17



Depression is a luxury I have over-enjoyed in my young adult life.

Being hurt because people don't treat you as you'd want.

Or worrying about the future.


It's the luxury of time to overthink, to ruminate in ones problems.

It's a reality lots of us face. It will consume you and your time if you let it.


A journey through depression, is about learning to tame your demons.

The harsh realities of life are facts to be dealt with, to be accepted.

The harsh realities of life are to be embraced.


In life we all will get hit and fall, but it's not about that.

It is about getting up fast, and faster.

Making the best of today.


Dealing with defeat calmly and with a clear mind, is a mark of strength, it can be innate and can be learned.


It's about seeing how lucky we are to have a chance on such a journey.

By now there are no problems that haven't been experienced previously.

I can lament and complain or I can be exited for another day, another opportunity.


To put on a good fight and do our best.

Because having lots of problems, is like having lots of things to fix. Opportunities to make a better place of the world.

They are a blessing, they are our unique opportunity.


It's our responsibility, because we can be a good men.

And a good man must show future generations that good men make it.


No one can take away our dignity, that is a choice we take for ourselves.


Our only choice is to live.

Our only choice is to stand tall, and take it.

-For ourselves and for the team.


To be worthy of the gift of life, is to build a good one. To be the example of a another complicated case, that makes it good.


To make today worth it, and to have a long list of days well lived.


To be all that you can be, humble and strong, and to have slowly collected a long list of problems Fixed.

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