Updated: Dec 30, 2022
I've been trying to get over my depression. It been hard.
Disclaimer I'm not a license therapist or professional. I'm just someone who shares my experience.
I want to take today to say that I am doing okay I am writing this on Sunday and probably will post it on Wednesday. For many reasons I thought about taking time off for the holidays. But I enjoy working and so I am batch doing this week’s content. I have already scheduled Monday’s YouTube video. Also planning to type up my kindle Vella episode 12. I am going to list a few things I do to get out of depression. I hope they help you. 1.) I make art or do a coloring page. (if you followed me for a while you know that I along with mental health I am and artist. I use art to help me cope.) 2.) I read a book. If you do not like to read but weather listen to something try an audio book or podcast. 3.) Play video games or watch my favorite show. Book I am currently read: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0375858121?tag=randohouseinc31131-20 Favorite podcast is: https://open.spotify.com/episode/2VZKlV2CZnbSdIA9VJwlyr If you notice these are all distraction methods but I find that once I use one of these methods, I can think more clearly and focus less on the negative feelings and thoughts. I have free color pages on my website. If you are more of the journal type here a few prompts you can use. 1. What are three feelings I recognize? Why do I feel these? (if you do not know why that is okay you are still able to recognize your feelings). 2. What are five things in the moment I can do to get over these negative feelings? 3. Take five minutes to breathe then sit with these feeling that are inside our head. Now write them all down so that you can recognize them and work through them. Art I did recently is:
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