• Welcome! It’s great to see you.

    If you'd like to talk with people who know what it's like

    Our forum members are people, maybe like yourself, who experience mental health difficulties or who have had them at some point in their life.

Depression acting like a fog on my brain right now. I want it to go away.

B

BitterVoid

New member
Joined
May 13, 2021
Messages
2
Location
New York
So I was okay, then I started watching YouTube videos and eventually came to true horror story videos, it was like videos of actual serial killers what they did and other things like what people experienced etc. Im addicted to these kind of videos and it’s probably stupid that I am, because my mentality probably really is fragile.

when I watch these I definitely become kinda paranoid feeling, sad, scared, and kinda even feel like I’mcrazy just like the killers or bad people in the stories. I feel guilty when thinking about other things or doing things around me when I just listened to the stories are am as I’m doing stuff.

but anyways, I finally stopped watching, but even then I don’t feel much better. I texted my “bae” basically, it’s complicated, and he always helps with just anything he says, it instantly enlightens me and makes me feel better. Like literally if he just says hey.

then I tried looking at dog pictures and hearts etc to make me feel better and it helped a bit no doubt, but the sad feeling is kinda still there. Or was. I’m at work now and it’s less bad now, and I voice chatted with my bae, but it’s just like a fog really. I try to swat it away and get past it but it stays around.

I just maybe wanted to ask people on here, how do you fight the fog? And ignore it. The fog of depression and just sadness andthat weird displaced feeling.
 
2

2Much2Feel

Well-known member
Joined
Apr 24, 2021
Messages
1,196
Location
US
Hey @BitterVoid and welcome to the forum. I hope you find it helpful. I watch these types of things too, always have, don't really know why, as for me they make it so I can't sleep, am always sure someone broke in and is about to kill me, etc. But they do get addicting and are interesting.

That said, I don't know how to get out of brain fog, am in it right now, can't even keep up w messages on this board, for instance, just thinking too slowly. Music can help, upbeat music, a cold shower, but I am so blah right now, am of no use. But welcome :)
 
MeAndMyDepression

MeAndMyDepression

Well-known member
Joined
Feb 6, 2021
Messages
1,164
Location
Punta Gorda, Florida, USA
Hi @BitterVoid
I watch true crime shows too. I think a lot of people do as well. Nothing to be ashamed of or having to apologize for. I had to look up what brain fog is, and I can say that I have brain fog quite often. I read how to alleviate it, but I would lack the motivation to try.
 
Similar threads
Thread starter Title Forum Replies Date
S My boyfriends depression has become worse and now he’s acting mean? Depression Forum 63
R Trying to understand her depression Depression Forum 2
A Remedy depression Depression Forum 11
MeAndMyDepression Is your depression getting worse, staying the same, or improving? Depression Forum 17
2 27&Depression Depression Forum 4
W Need to support son with depression Depression Forum 5
W Money, Debt and Depression where I am at :( Depression Forum 2
Winters Depression and work? Depression Forum 8
H Depression and home life Depression Forum 8
S Need some advice about a man with depression (I am depressed too) Depression Forum 12
E Relationships with depression Depression Forum 10
T Depression and the Purpose of Pain Depression Forum 6
F Depression or maybe anxiety... looking to control it before it gets worse Depression Forum 8
I My girlfriend has depression and broke up with me Depression Forum 8
M Break ups and major depression(s) Depression Forum 17
G The Psychedelic drug trial - Depression Depression Forum 4
C Depression and existence Depression Forum 5
P Unsure if it’s depression but it’s not going away Depression Forum 7
E Cyclical depression Depression Forum 14
K Depression and intrusive thoughts Depression Forum 4
K High functioning depression Depression Forum 25
whyme88 Overthinking/anxiety leading to depression? Depression Forum 11
K Birthday depression Depression Forum 17
C Depression... and anxiety? Depression Forum 13
Lexara How did you start to deal with depression? Depression Forum 7
F Coping with depression Depression Forum 5
BONE Depression Quote... Depression Forum 5
BONE A Quote On Depression... Depression Forum 1
TooMuchPain Does anyone actually beat depression? Depression Forum 19
V Depression Depression Forum 16
H Supporting someone with depression Depression Forum 2
MeAndMyDepression Examples of weakening the meaning of the word "depression" Depression Forum 23
W How do you motivate yourself when you have depression? Depression Forum 8
Carol1952 Depression Depression Forum 8
W My head is buzzing with agitation and depression!! Depression Forum 3
P A Biologist about depression and our world view Depression Forum 5
Wishbone Depression related: Do you have Asthma or Allergies? Depression Forum 5
Z Is this depression? Depression Forum 9
P Helping/supporting my girlfriend who has depression Depression Forum 3
N Do i have depression or just dramatic Depression Forum 3
S anxiety and depression, does it ever end?? Depression Forum 6
whyme88 Anxiety leading to depression? Depression Forum 7
midnightphoenix Depression Depression Forum 1
F My Partner with depression Depression Forum 18
D Think my dad has depression (advice needed) Depression Forum 6
L Partner with depression Depression Forum 34
Supermansgirlfriend Depression hits again.. Depression Forum 10
W My Partner Suffers from Depression & Anxiety Depression Forum 6
DistantOcean Advice for people with depression Depression Forum 7
M 11 years of depression improperly treated by incompetents. 3 suicide attempts. PLEASE HELP!!! Depression Forum 8

Similar threads

Top