Studies have shown that the more we take ownership of our condition, the more engaged we are in maintaining behaviors that help us live better - an important part of living with depression. An important factor in having the confidence to take this ownership is self-trust.
"If something doesn't seem right, I trust my gut and look for answers." - Member of MyDepressionTeam
"When I was first diagnosed, I kept my mouth shut even if my doctor said something incorrect or wrong for my body. I'm learning to trust those feelings - my intuition - and speak up." - Member of MyDepressionTeam
Here are some conversations about trust on MyDepressionTeam:
• "I have only just started to trust myself again and now I realize that I had been made to misjudge myself because people like to take advantage of people with depression, as it is so easily done. Trust yourself and you will become stronger."
Was there a moment when you doubted yourself and later realized that your instinct was right? Or an instance when you were glad you trusted yourself? Share that moment in the comments below or directly on MyDepressionTeam.com.
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