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Even Baddies Get the Blues

It's important to me that you know that I'm not separate from you, somehow set apart because I teach contemplative practices. I'm not removed from the human condition. Nah, man. Sometimes I'm still made miserable by the world shrinking, life sucking myopia of depression. Even after all this time and growth and change, that is still a place I sometimes go. I've been in a slow, subtle down slump for a while now, made slow by me doing my best not to be. After years of learning to sense the on come of The Sads like you can sometimes feel the on come of a cold, I've been throwing all my best practices at it. We're exercising and reaching out to friends and washing our hair and eating enough calories and getting good sleep. We're doing our yoga and meditation set every single day no matter what and taking our vitamins and making lists to check off for cheap dopamine hits. We're stopping to smell every rose on our walks and flirting with the flirty cashiers