I get depressed. That fact won’t be a surprise to the few that know me pretty well. Christmas and Depression do not mix, unfortunately. This time of the year makes you feel even more guilty for feeling miserable. How can you be miserable at the most exciting time of the year? But, you can and I wouldn’t have been alone.
Horses are the one thing I can rely on to help me with my depression; a fact that took me 10+ years to realise. What a huge waste of time I had been thinking that getting back involved with horses was going to make things worse. Now, I know, I should have made the decision a lot sooner than I did.
Because of Christmas, I haven’t been at the stables. I was going back on New Years Day but I forget that I’m not alone any more. That is a state of mind that is so hard to shake. So, I’m toying with the idea of going back before the weekend so that it won’t have been 2 weeks before I last went.
In the meantime, I thought I would link to my Twitter accounts here so that if you are interested in following me, depending on what you’re interest in, you can:
https://twitter.com/minskinnywin – Writer, Reviewer, Amateur Photographer (taught by Chris J. Ball), Lensmaster at http://Squidoo.com , Horse Passionate, Animal Lover, Mental Health Activist….
https://twitter.com/Equilearning – Taking back the reins. Passionate about equilearning, riding, RDA, horse/stable management. Horse welfare campaigner.
https://twitter.com/mappingmystery – Writer & Reviewer, Interested in Mysteries, paranormal, cryptozoology and unsolved murder/crime.
As an added note, I’m even more depressed at the never ending reports of animal/horse abuse. Not sure what I can do to help Would love to take on an abused horse but I just don’t have the money. That makes donation difficult too. So, I’ve set up the Twitter accounts up to campaign against it.
- Percheron Horses Need New Homes (jocoec.wordpress.com)
- Man dies after A14 horses crash (bbc.co.uk)
- DEPRESSION affects us all!! (q96formentalhealth.wordpress.com)
- Horse rescued from hayloft after wandering upstairs (latimesblogs.latimes.com)