Happy · Love · Positive Thinking

Complete happiness…

They say that everything in life happens for a reason! I’ve always believed this, keeping faith that things will work out in the end, even though I have never understood the reasons! My abusive ex-partner took great pleasure in mocking me, belittling me and stripping me of all my confidence. After she had finished with… Continue reading Complete happiness…

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Positive Thinking

Break the cycle!!

CBT skills

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It can be easy to get pulled into a vicious cycle when your feeling depressed. You feel low, can’t be bothered, poor motivation! You need to go out today to get food shopping but decide to go back to bed instead and don’t do anything that day, then you start to worry about laying around doing nothing. Resulting in you feeling worse, your worried and that makes you feel lower and the cycle starts over again. This cycle can be changed and it’s easier then you may think. By changing your behaviour, your actions it can break the cycle for example: you feel low, poor motivation, you decide to get some fresh air, go for walk to the local shops, you feel better, you feel productive. This also works for doing something you enjoy. It’s common to avoid doing things we like when we feel low in mood. By doing…

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Art Therapy · Depression · Family and Friends · Happy · Love · Positive Thinking

Light after dark

*****WARNING CONTAINS GRAPHIC PICTURE***** When I started this blog my life was going in the right direction. I was feeling happy and everything in my life was finally fitting into place. I wanted to write about my experiences and give my personal tips on how to live/cope with depression in order to try and help… Continue reading Light after dark