Tagged with #depression

Connection Healed My Depression

"When I first heard about Orgasmic Meditation, it was 2012 and I’d been suicidal for six months. I didn’t dare tell anyone about my suicidal thought..." READ MORE

From Anxiety to Joy

"I’d wake up and my first thought would be, ‘I don’t want to get out of bed.’ I’d feel this intense anxiety pushing on my body. Life felt too big, t..." READ MORE

I Developed Concentration and Focus

"I work as a night shift concierge in an apartment building on the Upper East Side in New York City. I run a small business on the side as a magicia..." READ MORE

From a Small Life to a Big Life

"I had been feeling depressed and unhappy when I first discovered Orgasmic Meditation. I was interested, and wanted to learn about women especially,..." READ MORE

This Practice Lifted The Gray Film of Depression Off Me

"The first thing I got from Orgasmic Meditation was the lifting of a lifelong depression. Long ago, a therapist told me, “Your normal is low-level d..." READ MORE

A Sudden Rush of Wellbeing

"I struggled with depression when I was a young man.  I guess you’d say I was a nerd when I was in school; I was very good at math and science, and ..." READ MORE

I've Become More Comfortable With Other People's Sexuality

"Upstairs at my friend Sally's house, we were playing doctor. I was ten years old. I had heard about the difference between boys and girls, but I'd ..." READ MORE

From Digital Isolation to Taking Risks in Life

"I like to say that my life started at age 30. You’ll see why.I come from a unique background. My mother is from the highlands of Guatemala, and my ..." READ MORE

Dropping My Fears and Realizing My Potential with a Woman

"I came to OM when I was stuck in an emotional rut. I had done talk therapy, journaling, retreats, and lots of introspection.  I knew why I was stuc..." READ MORE

What's Left Is Love

"When I was growing up, it was hard to build friendships with other kids because my father was in the Army, and we were always moving around the cou..." READ MORE

From Worry to Joy

"When I was in high school, I lived in a fantasy world that revolved around film. My dad was a screenwriter. I watched him at work and then saw movi..." READ MORE

Celebratory Moments

"I came into this life with very few appetites. When I was in high school and my first years at college, I had a lot of friends, including male frie..." READ MORE

Endless Learning

"I've always been good at being friends with women. My feminine side was cultivated by my sisters and a strong mother, so I know how to be sympathet..." READ MORE

Like Plugging my Finger in the Socket

"I had always been an intensely socially anxious person. I still am, in a way, but not at all the way I was before. I had few friends, and those who..." READ MORE

Finding the Freedom to Ask

"I’ve been doing OM for 10 years now.   I know that a lot of people come to OM because they’re going through a difficult time and are hungry for som..." READ MORE

The OM Adventure

"My whole life, I've craved adventure and intensity. I joined the Navy because it was the most dangerous job I could find. Like Tom Cruise in Top Gu..." READ MORE

One Word Healed Me

"I was the archetypal 45-year-old virgin before I came to OM. I wasn’t a virgin in the literal sense, but I felt like one in every classic respect. ..." READ MORE

I Am A Feminine Person

"From the time I was little, I wanted to be close to women. I want to begin my story with that, because that’s tied into everything before I came to..." READ MORE

The Eyes That Give Love Instead of Seek Love

"I grew up the youngest of three kids in a very well-educated family. My brother and sister were mega-smart, went to much better schools than I did,..." READ MORE

Finding Unconditional Gratitude

"I wasn’t a young man when I came to OM.  I was the age at which most people retire.  I had just been retired, as it turned out, and very much again..." READ MORE

Living in Resonance

"By the time I was 30, I had what most people thought was a dream job.   When I told people what I did for a living, they would reply, “That’s so ex..." READ MORE

Rewired to Think About Other People

"I had been struggling with depression and unhappiness for years.  Not the kind of depression that puts you in a hospital, more of what I remember a..." READ MORE

Putting My Attention On What I Want

"Before I discovered Orgasmic Meditation, I was deeply unhappy, a man who had no idea what would bring him contentment in any area of his life. I di..." READ MORE