February 5, 2015

My name is Colin and I suffer from depression and anxiety.

My illness was bad enough two years ago for me to be left with little choice but to take early retirement from a job I had been doing at a highish level for over 30 years - believe me, stressful though my job was, being suddenly deprived of it is not a recipe for quick recovery.

My greatest source of support has been my wife, Sue, who has been with me through the worst two years of my life.

My hope for the future is that I and others will learn to find peace in a troubled world.

I'm taking 5 on Time to Talk Day because talking helped my understanding and acceptance of my condition and until I understand and accept it, how can I expect others to?

This blog is part of the Time to Talk Day 2015 #Take5ToBlog initiative. 

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