In the movie Shawshank redemption the main character says ”well I guess it comes down to, get busy living or get busy dying” when he was at his worst.
I´ve been struggling with mental illness all my life and been very close to ending my life many times and I took that to heart. I´ve actually got it tattooed on my shoulders so I see it when I look in the mirror.
After a bad breakup and a existential crisis I sold my apartment and as much stuff I could. Traveled aimlessy around the world.
That saved me and I started to get busy with recording the songs and paintings I´ve written and painted during my life.
It ended up being the album ”The Beginning Of The End”