• Trying to be Better

    I have been dealing with depression for 6 years and I have been emotionally and physically on a downward spiral for a long time. Recently I have been trying to do better at school ( I am in high school) but every time I do I feel like I don't actually deserve to be better and that I'm just a little goddamned screw-up. I can't do anything right. Does anyone have any advice to sticking on the right path, Really I just want to cry and eat cupcakes.

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  • 2 months ago

    RE: Trying to be Better

    I can relate to you.

    Through I'm not claiming to completely solve the problem, I try doing small things.

    Baby steps, if you will. Do at least a page of homework. Try at least to complete the smaller tasks, the ones you can do quickly and without complications.

    The little successes add up, and boost confidence.

    At least, that's what I do.
  • 1 month ago

    RE: Trying to be Better

    My thoughts would be to find or seek good open minded & well rounded therapy, including Mind & body integration activities, both in the therapeutic work and in addition to the therapeutic work,
    Yoga for sure.
    ‘brain gym’ can be a amazing way to integrate the mind and body, and at least temporarily be grounded and be able to see color and beauty. I’m 44 and been struggling my whole life. On and off. Severe and mild, but mostly severely but couldn’t and cant see the mania when it’s active. It’s very complex to even understand it myself .