Health and Boundaries

Recovery is tough.

I’m just now recovering from a year’s worth of depression. No, I haven’t been in depression recently. I finally came up for breath almost 10 months ago, but I’m just now at a place I’d describe as recovered. I’ll go into more detail in the next several weeks. about it. Describing the why and the what of my experience and the how of recovery.

A Framework for understanding

My hope is to share the experience, not only process myself, but in order to assist others who might find themselves approaching or being in a similar spot. I want to make sure any of the hard lessons i’ve learned might help encourage and guard others against the same trouble.

The biggest Takeaway

Boundaries are HUGE! They’re absolutely the main differentiator between your health and your hurt. They’re what give you the space to take inventory and manage your feelings and energy around situations so that you can maintain a healthy balance and life in the process. I want to refrain from going too far at the moment, but i’ll begin sharing more over the next several weeks. Until then, a few questions:

  • What do you do to maintain boundaries around your schedule?
  • Are you letting things through those boundaries?
  • How would those closest to you answer these questions?

Technology keeps growing and it gives me hope

A while back I was looking into AI a little more heavily after finding some interesting use cases. Mainly two with Crisis Text Line and Bark. At some point I ran across Hannah Fry and her book “Hello World”. One of her arguments in this book speaks to algorithms and is a good understanding of ethics surrounding the creation of technologies.

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