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Have you been labelled with having depression? Or maybe not, but you know or think you might have it? This group is for those who want to know more about this mental illness. Discover what others do during a crisis, how others are living their lives despite having depression and more.
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Reply To: "The mind is everything. What we think we become.” – Buddha
I must admit, when I was in University, I felt that I wouldn’t be here by the age of 25 years old. Almost ten years later, I’m still here… living, or trying to.
Do I hold thoughts of positivity? Well, I try to, but it’s only short-term positivity. I cannot bear to plan for the long-term, because deep down, I feel like life’s a party and as a true introvert, I want to leave. So thinking about the far future is daunting for me. It’s terrifying actually. I guess in this way, I do live a life of just surviving but not so much based on negativity (I guess you would think that wanting to die is negative, but for me, it’s like a sense of freedom and release). Other than that, I don’t dwell on negativities, I don’t self-deprecate, I try to be content at all times.
I feel like what would make a big change would be if I fell in love with the man of my dreams. I think about him often. I have dreams about him, and when I do, I wake up feeling so content, so at peace. It doesn’t even bother me that’s it’s not a reality, I’m just glad he ‘came to visit’ you know?
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