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Topic: Checkin in August2020

3 posts, 0 answered
  1. fred2018
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    72 posts
    29 August 2020

    Ha I'm going to blame Covid for some of my current depression but I know its not just that. My goal this year was to find consistent work to keep depression at bay. Ha that has taken time, I at least have an interview next week. The other thing volunteering has been stopped due to Covid but planning to put that in somewhere in my week once I have work or maybe before it but its second priority unless there are no jobs soon. Kept busy in other ways but I just think the brain likes consistency hah and its been a bit rocky this year. Who else is dealing with a flattening depression that feels like a fog/cement?

    Best to all

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  2. blondguy
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    29 August 2020 in reply to fred2018

    Hi Fred

    Always great to see you! Good on you for having an interview next week

    I understand you with the brain fog Fred especially during Covid...Im in Vic under stage four yet it seems to be working. What were you doing as a volunteer? You have probably mentioned it before..excuse my memory

    my kindest

    Paul

  3. fred2018
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    72 posts
    30 August 2020 in reply to blondguy

    Hi Paul,

    Yeah thanks be good to lock down some work and test if it actually makes an impact to my current mood. I volunteered as a store-hand for a charity. I do prefer to work face to face with people but such is the situation at present just gotta be grateful for whats available don't we ? So you get brainfog from stress /anxiety do you think ?

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