Agreed, Satti. Everything changes and resilience is what keeps us going and adapting. What happened to me with depression is that resilience failed to kick in. It’s only just happening now, five years later… Better late than never, mind you.
Oddly enough, I can relate to what you say about deadlines and leaving your papers until the last minute. I thrive under deadline too, probably because time pressure keeps my focus razor-sharp.
No matter how hard the experience, we always learn something. Depression is quite the ruthless teacher, but it has taught me a lot so far. Eventually, I’ll try and write about that, too.
Salam back at you, my friend. 😉