“How to be Not Totally Miserable” i.e., the best thing I’ve read in ages. PERFECT! https://medium.com/the-junction/how-to-be-not-totally-miserable-49c5768f2dbc
“And while under “normal circumstances” (whatever the hell those are) my apparent inability to self-soothe through mental distraction might totally screw me, I realize desperate times call for desperate distractions. We need to find comfort and reprieve where we can — not so much as to allow the tiny hands of apathy or misery to smother us, but merely in order keep our sanity.”
Totally get it.