Use your health, even to the point of wearing it out. That is what it is for. Spend all you have before you die; do not outlive yourself.
George Bernard Shaw
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There is nothing that can be changed more completely than human nature when the job is taken in hand early enough.
The art of government is the organization of idolatry. The bureaucracy consists of functionaries; the aristocracy, of idols; the democracy, of idolaters. The populace cannot understand the bureaucracy: it can only worship the national idols.
If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience!
Both optimists and pessimists contribute to society. The optimist invents the airplane, the pessimist the parachute.
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You may feel depressed, but it can’t be so depressing that you can’t move. No, I would say that people create in moments when they are elated about expressing their depression!
I don’t regret opening up about what I went through [with depression]. Because, it sounds really cliche, but I have had women come up to me and say, It meat so much to me.’
It was against my principles and all, but I was feeling so depressed I didn’t even think. That’s the whole trouble. When you’re feeling very depressed, you can’t even think.
I feel like there’s this glamour where the woman who has a psychological illness is in fur, laid out on a chaise. Whereas in reality, a woman with mental illness or is struggling with her psychological wellbeing is often in sweats and in a T-shirt that used to belong to her dad and is covered in food bits.
And every person can benefit from talking to somebody. I’m the most anti-medication person, but some people need medicine, and there was a time where I needed some too.
When individuals have access to the information about their bodies they can begin to change outcomes.
At the root of this dilemma is the way we view mental health in this country. Whether an illness affects your heart, your leg or your brain, it’s still an illness, and there should be no distraction.
We can’t let people down when they can’t get any medical care, when they’re sick and don’t have money to go to a doctor. You help them.
The worst drugs are as bad as anybody’s told you. It’s just a dumb trip, which I can’t condemn people if they get into it, because one gets into it for one’s own personal, social, emotional reasons. It’s something to be avoided if one can help it.
I think it’s important for us to have open conversations about mental health, especially with me being black, because we’ve never had therapists in the black community, we’ve never taken medication. I think it was good that when I had my first complete blackout at age 5, my mom didn’t fully medicate me, because I might not have fully been Ye.
I keep healthy and I’m always very active and always have been so. I don’t really see any signs of aging yet. Music keeps you young.