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depressed - June 16th 2009, 04:31 AM

i deal with depression for a while now. it was starting to get better i was happy for once but lately it feel like my life is just passing by me like im on the side watching it but not being able to do anything about. i dont want to go back to be depressed but i just dont know waht to do anymore>


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Re: depressed - June 16th 2009, 04:41 AM

You need to find out what's bringing you down. Now, don't say that there is nothing bringing you down, because there is. While looking for that you need to stay positive. Thinking negatively is just bringing you down farther into the midst of depression.
   
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Re: depressed - June 16th 2009, 05:49 AM

Hey,

Like Rachel said: You need to try and find what is bringing you down. It may take a while but if you really think on it you might be able to figure it out and work on it.

Also, talking to someone, a friend, a trusted adult or a parent could help as well. Talking to people that know you can help because they might be noticing the changes that are occuring in you and they might be willing to listen and help.

Another thing you could consider doing is going to see a therapist. Therapists are trained in dealing with people who are struggling with bouts of sadness or are clinically depressed. They will most likely be able to help you deal with it and give you the skills you need to make it through this.

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Re: depressed - June 16th 2009, 03:20 PM

Feel free to PM me as well, if you need any help with anything. You will be alright if you really try to change your overall view of the things around you.


   
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Re: depressed - June 16th 2009, 05:45 PM

If you feel like you're just watching your life pass by, then the issue might simply be that you're not taking control of your life. It happens to just about everyone and it's really hard to get out of a funk like that, so don't feel like you're doing anything wrong. Just try to take charge of your life, one step at a time. Make decisions, even just small ones, and keep reflecting on them. Be proud of the things you do and try to find things you can do that make you feel good and important.

And don't be afraid to talk to someone about it. Sometimes, other people can give you a fresh perspective of yourself. They might be able to help you figure out if something really is bothering you, and they can probably suggest some things for you to do that you would enjoy and feel good about doing.


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