Exhausted but still alive

Frankie
Inside the Mind
Published in
3 min readJun 17, 2021

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I know it’s been a while since I’ve posted anything on here. If I had to explain what’s going on in my life, it would be that I’m struggling big time. Not just physically, but mentally as well. Lately, when I sit down and try to write something down, my mind just shuts off. It doesn’t matter if I have an outline written and ready to go, my mind will refuse to work, and I don’t get anything done as a result. Think of it as trying to start a car without any gas, or oil. You’re not going to get anywhere fast.

My writing has suffered big time. Even though I do daily journals to help get me motivated to write, it feels like I hardly make a dent. What is the point of doing daily journals when it can’t even help give me that boost that I need to write? Maybe I’m just overthinking it and making it more difficult than it needs to be. Or maybe there is something else that is going on that I’m not aware of, and need to figure out so I can get it fixed. Which has also made me realize something.

I have zero energy to get any articles down. Originally I thought it was from a lack of not getting enough sleep. But even after changing my sleep schedule and getting to bed earlier, it felt like it wasn’t enough. Keep in mind that I used to get only 4 to 5 hours of sleep at first. After changing it and getting 7 to 8 hours of sleep. I still felt tired. I don’t feel rested when it comes to…

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