How to live and create with clinical depression
It took me a long time to come up with this post because it’s more personal than the previous ones. It’s probably not something you would expect to find on a blog about making games, but that’s something a lot of people struggle with. Since I’m one of them I’d like to share some thoughts and tips on how to deal with depression on day-to-day basis.
Know and understand your problem
Once upon a time people considered me a dreamer. I used to dream about making impossible things and was so stubborn and determined I achieved them. But with time all this effort started to wear me down and I began to feel progressively worse.
Being depressed isn’t about feeling a bit sad - but it’s more about feeling nothing. You become completely devoid of any initiative, motivation, hope, ambition and will to do anything. Stress will start to pile in, because you’re doing nothing and your dreams will be...
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