Depressive Realism as a Force for Change

I generally enter and exit the period between Christmas and New Year in a state of depressive realism. I’m not talking about depression in a clinical sense. Rather, I’m talking about a mood or state of mind that borders on depressed.

This isn’t a new phenomenon for me. I’ve come to expect it. It occurs because I┬ástep away from work (as much as is possible), reflect on the past year and contemplate the next. I’ve come to the conclusion that I wasn’t build with the reality distortion module that most humans possess which evolution designed to cause us to believe we are better than we . As a result, my self-assessments and perspective on the reality around…

Depressive Realism as a Force for Change