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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. 155 People

    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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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, 2014

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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 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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    It's not really difficult to do, I know about the deepest depth of severe depression.Becoming positive starts with letting go of the past and forgiving yourself for mistakes you've...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 2

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    I'd like to think that my general outlook is positive, and for the main part it is, but of late I've been reflecting on how often my choice of actions is rather to avoid the...
    sometimeslonelytoo sometimeslonelytoo 41-45, M 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    Be positive isn't who I am, but it's who want to be. I think I'm ready to give it a go but I'm scared of change. Sigh. I will continue to try and take more of a positive view of...
    ShaneStoner ShaneStoner 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 7

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    In this difficult period I'm trying to do something I am not good at: I am trying to be positive, I'm trying to reach one of the biggest goal of my life (in few days) thinking in a...
    CrookedMat CrookedMat 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    From today.. im gonna write daily positive journal on here...! Good luck for me to keep my resolution! Lets start from today. Its late night of March 2nd. New semester is...
    jellyfish3002 jellyfish3002 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    Wednesday, March 4th. I'm keeping my resolution(to keep daily positive journal) for 3(or 4?) days. Yay! This time, hand writing :-)
    jellyfish3002 jellyfish3002 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    Friday March 6th. Thank God, The Universe, and all the positive things around me, Its Friday :-) i had family dinner. fun time with my dad and sis. the waiter guy was super cute...
    jellyfish3002 jellyfish3002 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 6

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    But I feel like being positive about things is just setting yourself up for disappointment. Isn't it much better to prepare yourself for the worst? That way, you are not...
    roseblossom90 roseblossom90 22-25, F Mar 7

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    life sometimes can knock you down...but stay positive better days to come thats for sure, dont matter how hard the test is in life u will survive...pray and pray to god he will...
    fresa87 fresa87 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I want too but I may end up being a piece of ****
    Sadfate Sadfate 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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    I am always hated on and people treat me like I'm a bad person. I want to be free and love my life but I have people stopping me from that
    YurixYaoi4lyfe YurixYaoi4lyfe 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    Monday, March 2nd. First class of new semesger was actually nice. A bit nervous but good excitement too. Im glad i chose to study another major :-D.. This semester seems to be much...
    jellyfish3002 jellyfish3002 22-25, F Mar 1

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    Tuesday, March 3. I started this morning feeling fresher than ever! I was on time of every classes. I ordered two books, Beloved by Toni Morrison(I always like the name Morrison...
    jellyfish3002 jellyfish3002 22-25, F Mar 3

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    life...is more than who we are...
    Lyss1 Lyss1 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 3

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    Thursday March 5th the things made me feel happy today : 1. beautiful phrazes of a book 2. white chocolate chesecake, it never fails to satisfy me 3. kind glances of a...
    jellyfish3002 jellyfish3002 22-25, F Mar 5

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    i went to grocery shopping with my little sis, which i always love to do. she was on a real good mood too :-).. we had delicious noodle and chicken after that and now being relaxed...
    jellyfish3002 jellyfish3002 22-25, F Mar 7

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    New week is starting in a few hours! yay...!!!! I have this feeling that coming week will be even better than the last week :-)
    jellyfish3002 jellyfish3002 22-25, F Mar 8

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    at the end of the tiring day, there still are things make me happy. every fuss happened today eventually has ended without much trouble. my sis is at home. the book i ordered...
    jellyfish3002 jellyfish3002 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    Done and dusted. I give a flying **** what happens to me now.......
    VeniceTheMenice VeniceTheMenice 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 14

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    today i feel so tired. i attend my enterprener class and present about how my business goin on. the at 4 o'clock in the afternoon i finish my enterpre lesson and then go home...
    cudabia cudabia 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    Inspiration, connection, and love can not be forced. It is fated as to when they will appear. Ever present always working to show up when you need it most.
    dacamt dacamt 36-40, M Mar 14

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    March 16th marks the day I was born, as such it is my 24th birthday and with that I will confess something. Around the age of 19 I had started to feel uncomfortable with the idea...
    Benchillada Benchillada 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 16

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    I spent a lot of time needing to be overly critical to survive. It's the sort of thing that wears you down, over-analyzing to the point of nothing being good enough (and secretly...
    BriImani BriImani 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    I dont know What is life, i just know that i am here and i have consciousness. I thank for this creator universe that gave me the gift of existence and reality. I will live my...
    DiegoSMarinho DiegoSMarinho 16-17, M Mar 17

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    People constantly complains about their lives and how ******* miserable they are. And that, my friend, makes me cringe. It depends upon you if you're going to make your life look...
    xoloveshin xoloveshin 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    But rulers work hard to erase our glad.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    If I could only stop the panic attacks....
    hspk hspk 36-40, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    But. Law makers. And pill makers. And judges. And landlords. And bankers. And cops Got more power than me. And dont wish to be humane. Since they aint...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    But jerks stop it. Yet. http://youtu.be/UtBsl3j0YRQ
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 4 days ago

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