My journey out of the darkness of depression.
How I changed from not just surviving but thriving.
Friday, December 3, 2010
What do I know?
I love quotes from Einstein. One of his more intriguing quotes is, "What does a fish know about the water in which it swims all its life?"
I realized that being raised in abuse I didn't know anything else. I was in counseling before I learned that I had rights as a human being that actually apply to me. I also figured that everyone has bad things in their life. You just get used to it. What I got used to as a child was that I had no value or worth. I had such a low expectation from life and I didn't know there was such thing as thriving. On the other hand, I have a deep appreciation for small kindnesses like someone opening a door for me, a beautiful sunset, or laughter of a child. Life offers many twist and turns. Until I was told I was wet, I really didn't understand for most of my life.