For the past 6 months, I have been working hard on creating this website and some of the images that will be posted here. The work has the added benefit of keeping me occupied for a significant part of the day. Without having my own work, I would probably be clinically depressed. Since leaving the workforce, I have had what some would describe as a life changing experience. I call it "wearing out of the body".
The best way I found to cope with pain and depression is to stay busy with something you enjoy. For me it is learning new things, creating this website was a learning experience. I also tend to work on my psychedelic images when I feel a bit depressed, as it brings me back to the era in which I was the most happy! Happiness is a state of mind we create for ourselves. I like to be happy, because the alternative is not good for getting along well with others.
Here are some images that I tend to gravitate towards when I find myself starting to feel a bit on the low side, and, a few I created during my low times: