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How Do You Make Yourself Get Up And Out Of Bed?

How Do You Make Yourself Get Up And Out Of Bed?

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

I have to go to work otherwise I would stay in bed all day

posted almost 2 years ago

How Do You Deal With Bad Days When You Have No Support From Family And Friends

How Do You Deal With Bad Days When You Have No Support From Family And Friends

I do have a partner and some family although they don't live close.I have tried to explain how I feel but get told pull yourself together or stop being a stress head! So I just bottle it up inside.please tell me ways that you guys use to help when all you want to do is curl up in a ball and cry.

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

A good one my auntie taught me was to get an old pillowcase, put a glass jar in it and smash it. Otherwise another way is to blow a balloon up and write… read more

posted about 3 years ago

Your Conscience

Your Conscience

Do you ever feel that you let yourself, your family and others down and how you could of done it better?

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

My sister( who I live with and who supports me) made out her will in case she pre deceases me. Everything she has goes into a trust for me that my… read more

posted about 2 years ago

How Do You Collect Yourself?

How Do You Collect Yourself?

Being a social introvert, where do you go to collect yourself? What do you do?

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Amazing

posted almost 4 years ago

How Do You Forgive Yourself For Hurting Someone You Love

How Do You Forgive Yourself For Hurting Someone You Love

How do you find the courage or strength to forgive yourself for hurting someone you love when you feel you can't forgive yourself?

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Sadly we always hurt the ones we love. I feel guilty but it's overwhelming to release my pain and hurt. Or it will eat me up inside. Long ago I would… read more

posted almost 3 years ago

How Do You Get Past Somebody Hating ?

How Do You Get Past Somebody Hating ?

Have you ever felt so low of yourself thinking everybody hated you?

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Yes

posted 3 months ago

Stand Up For Your Rights!

Stand Up For Your Rights!

Recently my work has put under safety who is on chronic meds. I am - major depression and tabs for Raynauds Disease. My work was informed 3 yrs ago that I suffer from major depression yet our Jnrs want to dig a hole for us. I gave the bitch shit today. This is so wrong guys. Stand up and let people know you are a depressive. By law they are not! Allowed to fire or discipline you. I am tired of this shit. She is on anti depressants herself.

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

I have seen that some employers take it well and colleagues are supportive, this is my case, i know of other people with depression who have informed… read more

posted over 1 year ago

Getting Your Sleeping Routine Back To Normal When You Feel Depressed

Getting Your Sleeping Routine Back To Normal When You Feel Depressed

I've started new meds and also as I'm not working at the moment I am becoming more and more nocturnal and am often not going to bed until 5am. I feel tired all the time and I can't wake up before midday or 1pm. I've tried setting really loud alarms for myself but nothing is working to get me up earlier. Half the problem is I'm so depressed and having money worries that I don't want to get up as then I have to think about my worries and how… read more

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Angie, thank you for the hug, too! I am so late on this, my apologies! Hope you are having a good day today! :)

posted over 2 years ago

When You Are At Your Lowest, Do You Have A Specific Something That You Get Hold Of , To Pull Yourself Up

When You Are At Your Lowest, Do You Have A Specific Something That You Get Hold Of , To Pull Yourself Up

When I'm at my lowest, I look inside myself and remember a joyful moment in my life, hold it until I feel a little brighter

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

When at my lowest, and meds have been adjusted if necessary, I try to remember how grateful I am to have three wonderful children, all grown and married… read more

posted over 3 years ago