Shaken out of Despondency

Just last week, I noticed one of my old habits creeping back in. The South African winter was on its way, I had no work permit and no work, and the little speech bubbles of my mind were telling me that I was pretty useless. I felt sluggish, depressed and unmotivated, repeating the subconscious message that there was no point doing much, as the autumn seeds you plant just lie dormant until spring. Quite f