When I get frustrated, my reaction is "everything in my life is bad, it will never get better". And, when everything is coming up roses, I think to myself "Life is wonderful". I don't ever have an in between time, I don't let myself to, I sabotage myself. Or, I talk to someone and say something stupid, then don't think of it for the longest time, then realize what I had said, and how stupid, wrong… read more
It has taken me many years of behavioral therapy to learn not to think that way.
Yes, it's all or nothing. I'm fortunate in that my friends and family understand my Bipolar disorder and when I get angry they know I don't mean it. It helps if you have people around who understand and are quietly there for you.
Yes, when I'm experiencing Clinical Depression, but I try to combat this by naming 6 things (even if very small) that I'm thankful for each day.
Firebug how is your dad doing? In 2019 I learned that things happen for you to be open to something greater. Many people have predicted that 2020 was the year of manifestation. Maybe all that is going on are the lessons you need for something in the future. I am 40 and I thought I would never make it this far. Now though I have more aches and pains and think I may need something for the pain I am feeling more alive than I have in a long time. I know some really sad things have happened and I know it hurts and it is frustrating but try to keep your head up something big and wonderful is brewing. Love you