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Welcome to the gallery site of Broken Light Collective. We are artists of all levels and abilities who are affected by mental illness. We create and we share our work for the therapeutic benefits to us, as well as others who may be struggling and feeling scared and alone. Together we can move from disconnected to collective.

Escobar_A_Proyecto1#6

Please welcome first-time contributor OutisPhotography, a man from Ecuador whose mental disorder became apparent at age 20 while he was attending university. After faking a mask for many years, he finally was diagnosed with Major Depression and Generalized Anxiety Disorder. The most difficult challenges he faced on a daily basis were finding a reason to get up each day and realizing how valuable the people he had around him were. Photography was one thing that helped him overcome depression.

About this photo: This photo seeks to demonstrate the continuous decisions that must be made in our lives. As Sartre would say: man is condemned to be free and therefore depends on every decision as we build our lives. Each door seeks to represent a different decision and how complex it may be to choose one.”

Find more from him at his website.

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2 responses to “Decisions”

  1. daveyone1 Avatar
    daveyone1

    Reblogged this on World4Justice : NOW! Lobby Forum..

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  2. Mike Ross Avatar

    Sartre also said Hell is other people but I think that’s a personal decision.

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