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I Want to Discuss Depression In a Positive Forum

Join a group where you can discuss the ups and downs of depression safely, with helpful mediators. 156 People

    Feed the Body to Heal the Mind

    As a person who is working to overcome depression and anxiety, I make it a point to be very conscious of my eating habits.   Food is medicine for my body and mind.  When I am in my normal, happy state, I love to eat! When I am depressed (and I mean REALLY...
    mimi28 mimi28 41-45, F 11 Responses Jul 11, 2009

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    Darkness Consumes the Light and Beckons His Return

    I've known I wasn't like everyone else from a young age. I was always different, always the outcast. I was a loud, extroverted entertainer. What no-one realized or appreciated is that behind that entertainer facade was someone who suffered depression. At first it was more like...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Jul 12, 2009

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    I don't like the bad days

    when I try so hard to positively battle every day. On the whole I am doing well but I don't like this demon that keeps appearing in my head on the bad days. I am looking forward to ridding him (yes it's a he for me lol) once and for all. I wondered if anyone had any tips for...
    bluedragon79 bluedragon79 36-40, F 1 Response May 5, 2014

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    I Love This!

    It's interesting, because I just started a Facebook group called "Thank God I'm Depressed" to discuss this topic--please join the group if you're interested.  In the end, there are plenty of positive aspects of having Clinical Depression, I've found, and although...
    NovelGirl NovelGirl 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 13, 2009

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    What Is Going On Inside My Mind? I Just Want To Understand

    Hello, I know i might be over analyzing this. I usually do. Im a fun loving and friendly person but i have trouble making friends and keeping them due to common inconveniences life can throw at a person. Im 19 now and ever since being bullied in middle school, i have these...
    NagemD NagemD 18-21, F Jan 1, 2013

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    What I Learned From My Depression That Made My Life So Much Better!

    1. I learned to be less attached to the way my brain attaches meaning to things. By this I mean that if I really like something, or really hate it, or have any strong reaction to something, my depression showed me that my reaction was how I attached meaning to what I was...
    JohnDBG JohnDBG 56-60, M 4 Responses Jan 19, 2013

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    I Joined This Group For One Reason.

    This is a very close subject to my heart. Many people walk about their lives depressed. Overwhelmed with life, over stimulated by our society, and spiritaully underdeveloped. all at once. This is the most intense formula to activate the "depression gland" The truth is, and...
    yellowwillow yellowwillow 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 28, 2010

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    Depression and More

    Hi, I'm a 56 y.o. guy that tipped over from PTSD 11 years ago and fight depression from that as well as other problems.  It's pretty rare to find depression by itself, that's not connected to other problems. I've had alot of therapy/help,  more bad than good and would...
    mysihba mysihba 61-65, M 6 Responses Jun 23, 2009

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    Ebony Here

    Hi, My name is Ebony. I am retiredfather's summer pysch intern. My specialities are stress and depression. Ready to help if I can. Great site - Piscesgal.
    retiredfather retiredfather 61-65, M 3 Responses Jul 12, 2009

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    Today is frustrating!

    Having had such a positive run of days I am frustrated at how this illness can cloud your thoughts into negative ones on days like this!
    bluedragon79 bluedragon79 36-40, F May 14, 2014

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    I Love This!

    It's interesting, because I just started a Facebook group called "Thank God I'm Depressed" to discuss this topic--please join the group if you're interested.  In the end, there are plenty of positive aspects of having Clinical Depression, I've found, and although...
    NovelGirl NovelGirl 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 13, 2009

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    Just Can't Deal Today...

    <p style="__styledocument: [object]">I just want to sit and cry, and I'm thankful I have a toddler that I have to mother, so I don't slip into that. But now he's asleep. <p style="__styledocument: [object]">I really should check my bank balance, balance my checkbook...
    VermontGal VermontGal 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 20, 2009

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    I am positively battling depression.

    Yes I have had the down days and thoughts but I like to focus on the positives. I hit meltdown and sought help earlier this year. I am currently taking 30mg Sertraline and 60mg Duloxetine (Cymbalta) and having talking therapy and for once after many years of dealing with the...
    bluedragon79 bluedragon79 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 27, 2014

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    The Grady Effect

    I’ve been fighting this wall I hit for over a month. Last night I stayed up too late watching "Doc Hollywood". In this place of "Stuck" I’ve been in for awhile, I have thought often about just moving away...from all of this. Seeking greener...
    mysihba mysihba 61-65, M 10 Responses Jun 29, 2009

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    I want to be positive, even in the midst of my mother's crazy wrath. At least, when I'm independent, and that time is approaching soon, I can look back and see how her fallacies...
    LoveSoLife LoveSoLife 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    Really I want to be positive, but how I don't know, anyone can help me in this point
    hotguy402015 hotguy402015 18-21, M 1 Response May 10

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    Disagree failure and rejection is the best part of life when a person get it from anyone from any situation it feel like so much empty, less and like life is hell but the other...
    softheart100 softheart100 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I really want to be more positive. I know my constant negativity is a drain on those closest to me but it just comes so natural. How can I change?
    unfixablegirl unfixablegirl 36-40, F 3 Responses May 8

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    I am going to be highly positive about life. I will bring positivity inside me. I will try to surround myself with positivity. This will surely makes my life or anyone's life...
    Somexyz Somexyz 26-30, M 1 Response May 16

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    Try to Find something positive in each day.....
    nstar1983 nstar1983 31-35, F 3 Responses May 17

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    Tips on positivity? I will list a few things I do, and hope I get some suggestions! I have a 15-30 minute morning meditation were I just feel the neutral state of happiness...
    MadeFromStars MadeFromStars 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My family wish me dead, they won't be sympathetic even if i get come under a truck, my friend replies to my msgs in 1 word, my cousins ****** ignore me. This all started ever since...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses May 5

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    I am very talented artistically because i have a high imagination so much so that i have won accolades for it but i find the daily grind of working difficult becoz i have always...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 30

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    I think change happens gradually right? I need to work a lot on myself, on disciplining myself and i was always looking for that instant change but i guess you need some patience...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 30

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    I always wait for the worst to happen before i do something about it
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 30

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    Every morning when we wake up we have a new opportunity to have an awesome day, don't waste it!
    nstar1983 nstar1983 31-35, F 3 Responses May 1

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    I thought I was happy, only to learn I was living a lie. If you're unable to be yourself then you are not really living. Someone that feels it necessary to lie and hide behind them...
    SecretAngel6 SecretAngel6 26-30, F 2 Responses May 2

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    Somedays, it's just too hard to smile. Today is one of those days . * sigh * :/ I hate faking a smile.
    alicep67904 alicep67904 13-15, F 1 Response May 8

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    . The person who lives without any adventure lives without fear but also without happiness. He lives a convenient life, comfortable, cozy, but dull, stupid, meaningless, with no...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 8

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    Its sad how some people say they have nothing when they have all the friends in the world but just don't realize it
    ColorfulHappyPaper ColorfulHappyPaper 13-15, F 1 Response May 17

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    Doing the best thing for you is sometimes the hardest thing you will ever do
    Cat052314 Cat052314 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Over the past month I've taken the first steps to accomplish my goals!
    Cat052314 Cat052314 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    But it's pretty hard a lot of the time.
    jakeyxedge jakeyxedge 18-21, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Saturday mornings are perfect for lying in bed and listening to music. Forgetting about life and all of your problems during this time. You regain a better mentality of things and...
    M00nlightKnight M00nlightKnight 22-25 2 days ago

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    I want to be positive but how can I when I only hurt the man who means the world to me know? I am a failure. I can't listen and actually hear what he says because I have a problem...
    thatonecxnt thatonecxnt 22-25, F May 16

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    sometime i want to be bad girl sometime i want to spend my time with partying,drunk,clubbing,sex,being playgirl etc. since teenager i always being good student ..i never went to...
    myselfhere myselfhere 22-25, F 4 Responses May 13

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    It is true that there are many negatives in life. One that crops up on me here is that I add someone that really interests me and they never respond or add me back. It makes me...
    JamesPotterII JamesPotterII 51-55, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I'm having a hard time. I think it's a combination of things but mostly I'm feeling uncomfortable in every since of the word. Physically, I'm worn and exhausted from work--my body...
    PseudoNymph PseudoNymph 22-25, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    0.77. I remember that Google was mentioned on "60 minutes" 0.78. I am not afraid of dogs 1. "As good as it gets" - it was an interesting movie 2. Sometimes my keyboard-playing are...
    Clothed Clothed 41-45, M Apr 29

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    My story is like most others. I have family history of Breast/ovarian cancer in my family; actually on both sides of my family. I will never forget the words the nurse told me...
    SweetPea0513 SweetPea0513 31-35, F 1 Response May 12

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    im 16, and i want to die. i feel like i have literally nobody at school, theres people i talk to, but there not real friends, i have 2 friends who know im depressed, but theyve...
    Depressedgolfer96 Depressedgolfer96 16-17, M 1 Response 47 mins ago

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    Keonz Quek is a certified fitness instructor with many years of expertise. He has received comprehensive knowledge about Ayurveda, yoga, gymnastics, Tai Chi, Pilates, and dance. He...
    gordon54 gordon54 22-25, M 19 hrs ago

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    My mother knows about my depression and she has me on pills for them. She thinks they're working. That I feel better. That I'm happy......she doesn't know there's still nights I...
    LiviLuv24 LiviLuv24 13-15, F 1 hr ago