Understanding Depression and the Sinking I Can’t Breathe Feeling

I realized that depression was a result of something else. There was a root. I had been defined by the actions and communications about me from others. Once I realized that fact, it was only a matter of looking at fasle way that I had been defined and changing it back to the truth. I had hope for recovery from depression for the first time. I fought to get my life back, and I won.

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Take the Good with the Bad or the Bad with the Good?

Why shouldn’t I share my recovery with the world? Why should I protect “their” reputations? Why is it wrong to talk about MY childhood and MY life? All my life I had been told to focus on the good things and forget the bad things. But the bad things seemed to rule my life, hiding in the dark under the surface of what appeared to be fine! The bad things didn’t leave me alone!

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