3 thoughts on “The Little Things That Can Get You Through Depression

  • March 27, 2019 at 7:05 am

    I agree with all those things as helpful. I am now a senior and retired after Nursing and travelling a lot of my life. I’ve seen the good the bad and the very ugly also suffered major depressive disorder and probably
    In my younger years was Botderline but because I was so high functioning and always sometimes with help from close friends managed to pick myself up and get out of the depression and borderlne symptoms were well and truly pushed deep down and at least I’m company we’re mainly not given air space except on very stressful times. But bring an introvert I didn’t easily share my up and down swings.
    Now not working with multiple serious and extremely painful health issues living alone with no family close by I’ve had all my depression and Borderline symptoms come to the surface!! What a shock! I find when I can find a good friend to enjoy their company it helps but it always feels like putting a bandaid over a gaping wound! But Iam having DBT treatment from an excellent caring and lovely Psychologist who is totally committed to my getting better! No I don’t have a cat as that experiment failed miserably because the fiesta kitty never slept at night and delighted jumping on the bed and attacking me!’ Pity because I like cats. Plus being on the Age Pension they just don’t fit on my budget. Not complaining but have too say because I read a lot I’ve become very cynical about life and really would much rather not be on this Planet with all its evil ! Some good things too Of which I’ve done many but am no longer able too do. So distraction helps, when I get Suicidal thoughts and feelings Life line is a Life saver for me. My Case Worker sometimes lives in Lala land as to how I’m doing which sometimes is quite invalidating especially if it’s not long after an overdose I’m told how much better I am. That makes me more Depressed not less! Anyway your hints are helpful for those who can use them! Thanks!!

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  • March 27, 2019 at 11:40 am

    Fantastic piece of writing and great tips! Loved reading this!

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  • March 27, 2019 at 7:42 pm

    I hope your life continues to improve. I can tell you are a good person!

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