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How To Regain Control

Depression, Mind, You February 22, 2015 No Comments

The easiest way to let your misfortunes ruin everything else is to lose control while you’re half way through dealing with them. When things get difficult, it’s easy to let all the negative emotions pile up on top of you to the point that they stop you from changing things. They ruin your motivation. They leave you feeling helpless. You…

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Learn To Listen

Depression, Life, Others, Relationships, Stress February 16, 2015 No Comments

The things people are most afraid to say and usually the ones that most need to be heard. I’m gay. I love you. I want to help you. He’s been hitting me. I can’t pay my rent. Help me. They’re the things that people often don’t have the strength to say aloud. Giving voice to something makes it feel a…

The Danger of Negative Thinking

The Danger Of Negative Thinking

Anxiety, Depression, You February 4, 2015 No Comments

Don’t ever, ever let anyone tell you that thinking positive will solve all your problems. It will help. It will keep your chin up when things get difficult. And it may well be the one thing that gives you the confidence to chase your dreams. But it doesn’t fix everything. You still need to put a lot of effort into…

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Living With Feeling

Depression January 11, 2015 No Comments

Sometimes, life sucks. That is inescapable for every human – and probably most other animals – who has ever lived. Even the most privileged people have days when they don’t want to get out of bed and face the world. And when things get that bad for those who don’t have a comfortable background to rely on, it can mean…


How to Deal With Extreme Emotion

Depression November 27, 2014 No Comments

  It’s all very well being on top of the world’s little stresses – filling your spare time with charity and pot plants and yoga, seeing every problem as a bearable challenge, remembering to take the time to breathe and reflect… But sometimes there is nothing you can do to avoid the inevitable pain that life can throw at you….