Zero! Synonymous with NOTHING! FRUITLESS! ROCK BOTTOM! What percentage of the human population has fallen into this bottomless pit and see no way out? (26%. Johns Hopkins Medicine). This sector, filled with despair, find happiness, living worthwhile, only when in the company of those who delight in mind altering paraphernalia.
DEPERSONALIZATION: an out of body experience. For some folks, inhaling helium from balloons (bought from the dollar store) or carpenter’s glue, getting high on the resin and hydrocarbon toluene, used in making glue.
Social scientists would categorize you, if you’re in that menu, as among those who will experience anxiety, have panic attacks, and may be in the overwhelming column, PTSD. (Post-Traumatic stress disorder).
Is your best friend a blanket, a cat, a dog, a fifth of Hennessey, a “blunt” or streaming television? (Depending on your economic status)
From all that I have read, and the people I have been exposed to, the key is to re-connect to the world of vibrancy. Admit that you are not well and find a wellness center.
Last week I was invited to one in East Baltimore, administered by someone who rose from “Zero to 10”. Here’s her story.