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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. 151 People

    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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    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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    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 56-60, M 6 Responses Jun 23, 2009

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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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    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 31-35, F 1 Response May 5

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    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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    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 3 Responses Jan 19, 2013

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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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    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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    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 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 27

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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 56-60, M 10 Responses Jun 29, 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 31-35, F May 14

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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 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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    Related Experiences

    I want to be positive about life . What do we gain by thinking negatively ? Absolutely nothing . I do not need a man in my life . All I need is my kids and my future grandchildren...
    FeelingLikeCrap77 FeelingLikeCrap77 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I want to be positive but it's so hard. I'm not a complete Debbie downer but I find it difficult to be satisfied about the present. I'm always thinking about the next step, if...
    SacredMelody SacredMelody 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    I would go back to November 2013 when my brother was still here. We just had thanksgiving at my house and played Xbox 360. It was the best day ever. I miss him terribly. I wish I...
    blackjack1808 blackjack1808 31-35, M 6 Responses Nov 30

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    I feel like I'm radiating positive vibes but it's not quite working at the same time. Maybe I have more negativity than I think? I had the negativity to post this lmao. Message me...
    strawberryletter22 strawberryletter22 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Reading nourishes the mind. It is very effective especially before sleep that helps to stop thinking about work and other bothering things. Eventually, good sleep helps double to...
    nissan124 nissan124 22-25, M Nov 24

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    With a world filled with gloom, I want to send a shockwave of positive vibes. After all, what we reap is what shall be sown and gathered. To do good unto thy neighbor helps great...
    kittylin kittylin 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    You can't live a positive life with a negative mind!! I'm learning one day at a time!! I'll never give up :)
    Anngeleyes Anngeleyes 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 10

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    I don't want to send only negative emotions out to the world. Yes,I have so much sadness and loneliness inside of me but I'll try to be happy. Just keep on going no matter how hard...
    9am3 9am3 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    Hi, I am Haya. I am a muslim living in Dubai, Uae. Even though, my zodiac sign says I am mean, I assure you I am not. I am a free spirited bubbly girl who wants to live life on her...
    Haya3003 Haya3003 13-15, F Dec 11

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    what want out of life: I want a family with good friends with and a few kids and a lot of support
    sharichi sharichi 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    Seeing death, almost dying, being rejected, being harmed, being looked down on, being avoided, the feeling of not existing is their, the feeling of hate is upon us, upon me. This...
    LoveWithoutEnd LoveWithoutEnd 13-15, M 2 days ago

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    I am so bored. Never been this bored lately...
    RayaneCharmee RayaneCharmee 36-40, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    Don't like me? Cool, I DON'T wake up everyday TO IMPRESS YOU.
    secret7148 secret7148 16-17, F 9 hrs ago

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    Well, hello there EP! It's been quite a while since I last wrote something here...
    BakerQueen14 BakerQueen14 22-25, F Nov 22

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    A woman driving in a car accidentally hits and runs over a snake. Paranoid and saddened by what she had done she takes the wounded snake and nurses it back to health. When the...
    3dayweekend 3dayweekend 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 23

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    I need help finding new friends /:
    calibuds calibuds 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 10

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    I honestly believe that the world is a much better place than it ever has been before in human history. And I believe that it will continue to grow into a world where all people...
    RunninWitThaDevil RunninWitThaDevil 22-25, M 11 Responses Dec 11

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    Life is about change. Like a shark, if you're not moving forward you die.
    Jonjoyghj Jonjoyghj 51-55, M Dec 13

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    Please break me from these chains in my head holding me back always worrying thinking negative. I want to be positive and move forward.
    111gadafy 111gadafy 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 24

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    Last April I started out a forum with someone even though I am its actual owner and founder. Since I do not see much of these kinds of forums, the original intent was to develop...
    Ic3Queen Ic3Queen 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 7

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    Things were going pretty well for a couple of months. At least to the point where I could fake it. Now I'm in that **** pit again. 4 days to Christmas, day 8 of stomach flu. I don...
    ZigNamaste ZigNamaste 41-45, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Pierce Brosnan has been discussing the achievability of his abutting the Expendables franchise, with the aloft James Band aural acutely accessible to the idea. "I said to Avi...
    fifacoinsarc fifacoinsarc 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    The codename was so sticky that everybody started out calling me by that title rather than my actual identify. Even my fiancé calls me by that identify.one. I recently crashed my...
    Ryan505m0vr1 Ryan505m0vr1 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 4

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    I have always fought with an eating disorder and anxiety but this year I became involved with depression and self-harm. In the spring of 2014, I got involved in a car accident and...
    ecokismet ecokismet 22-25, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    We've discussed this :P haven't we my sexy boo? <3
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    Trim your brows. You might notice that hairs are in your perfect condition, but are only too very long. Use a set of eyebrow trimmers to wash up your appear. Employing a brow...
    Anthony6913uep8 Anthony6913uep8 31-35, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    IT's not entirely where I wanted to be today. I am an intern bookkeeper, with no real ambition or intuition towards what I'm doing. I started out by taking up a degree in...
    HelterSkelter1 HelterSkelter1 22-25, M 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    For the positive pt I had on Thur to be right and the 4 negative tests I took yesterday and today to be wrong :-( please Santa bring me a baby for christmas
    woodyemma2013 woodyemma2013 31-35, F 3 hrs ago

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    a trial persisted with a guilty soul being prosecuted by the defense but an expert witness appeared by surprise and illuminated the struggle [exculpatory evidence] behind his eyes...
    effervescence effervescence 26-30, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I want to be in a normal relationship. It's so hard now. If you've been sexually abused, is this normal? I freak out every time a boy gets too close, and it's embarrassing. I want...
    juliarosee juliarosee 13-15, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Idk if this is the right place to post this.. But whatever.. Right now I'm crying because I know I don't belong anywhere.. My family issues show I don't belong here or there.. The...
    crazycatlady11 crazycatlady11 16-17, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    for the past 11 years now I have had anxiety and depression that keeps coming and going. it has made my life so hard. I have hurt people, I have hurt myself and it just keeps...
    ShadowWolf01 ShadowWolf01 16-17, F 16 hrs ago

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    I get annoyed when people think that it's simple to just stop being depressed. It's not. Here's an interesting playlist of TED talks about depression. http://www.ted.com/playlists...
    lukeskywalker89 lukeskywalker89 22-25, M 3 Responses 6 hrs ago