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. 187 People

    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

    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

    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
    1 Response May 14, 2014

    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

    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

    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
    2 Responses May 5, 2014

    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

    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
    2 Responses Apr 27, 2014

    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

    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

    I feel extremely negative in the mornings,

    it usually gets better as the day goes on. This has been pretty much all my life. There is a lot of mental illness in my family, my mum and grandfather had breakdowns. I don't think I have anything serious, just a kind of low level dysthymia kind of thing, probably a bit of a...
    ProfessorYaffle ProfessorYaffle
    41-45, F
    Mar 4

    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

    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

    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
    61-65, M
    3 Responses Jan 19, 2013

    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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