Uh hi, it's my first time posting here. Like most of you I have severe depression and anxiety. Lately it's been getting worse. I feel anxious and because of that I feel depressed and that makes me even more anxious, a completely vicious cycle. I feel horrible on my meds like I'm not myself, but I try to take them anyway. I guess I am just trying to take it one day at a time.
QuietViolets QuietViolets
18-21, F
3 Responses Aug 19, 2014

I'm exactly the same, it's hard to get through if you keep to yourself, it's best to try talking about your feelings to people, to keep weight off your shoulders and always remember your not alone. Try finding a strategy that suits you best, and keep your head high

That's all you can do take it one day at a time, it's not an easy journey but time is a great healer. Setting yourself realistic goals can help, like planning a night out or starting a new hobby, when you reach the goal it will give you the confidence boost.

Take it one step at a time, don't rush your self but also don't allow yourself to drop back after you make an improvement, it's about finding a balance that works for you.

Record your progress, a diary maybe. Record the good and the bad, making notes of what methods work for you and what doesn't. Will power will get you a long way. :)

The thing that started my depression was smoking marijuana. Stopping that habit increased my mood greatly. If you think that this might be a solution, than I encourage you to try it