We're great at beating ourselves up. That's the nature of the depressive aspect of our illness. If you're in a depression right now, the following question may be almost impossible to answer. Please, reach deep and give it a try. You're not the screw-up or lazy person or whatever else your brain is trying to trick you into believing. To the contrary, living with this illness demands extraordinary efforts from you. Don't be shy. Tell us about it.
Question: What is one thing you accomplished that moved your recovery forward?
It can be as modest as deciding to take your meds. It can be as major as a complete life change.
Bonus Points: Where did you find the strength and the smarts?
Published On: January 13, 2010
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