Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

Beauty and the Black Dog

How an experience of the sublime can relieve depression.

Photo by Vlah Dumitru on Unsplash

Who knows where the dark moods come from?

We all get them from time to time. I’m the luckiest person I know, free to live a life that corresponds closely to my own inner desires. But that big black dog still stalks me. Sometimes, when the low clouds don’t move for days and…

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Ryan Frawley

Ryan Frawley

Novelist. Essayist. Former entomologist. Now a full-time writer exploring travel, art, philosophy, psychology, and science. www.ryanfrawley.com