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    Fake It ‘Til You Make It

      I bet you’ve heard the phrase a few times, “fake it ’til you make it”, but do you understand what it means? It means that even though you may feel bad, you can put on a happy face and fake feeling good.  This means: joining in on conversations, smiling, joking, acting with confidence….all the […] Read more…

    Sometimes Depression Wins

    Yesterday I woke up feeling ok, but after a couple of hours I felt depressed.  So I did exactly the opposite of what I should have done and went  back to bed.  What should I have done?  Gone outside, get out of the house, read my therapy notebook, journal, make a gratitude list…anything but go […] Read more…

    Medication Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

    Frequent Flyer Club Medication changes most often occur because you are symptomatic, having unacceptable side effects or you are changing a dosage. I’ve been changing meds again because I need to find a replacement med for my atypical anti-psychotic med (AAP). Why?Because I have Type II Diabetes and AAP #1 makes it worse. I also […] Read more…

    Next Step

      I recall being told multiple times by multiple people that I could accomplish anything in life that I set my mind to. I used to live by the saying, “I can do whatever I want” and, implicit in that, “I need to be a raging success at whatever important thing I’m doing”. But depression, […] Read more…

    Three For One Rule

    Dr. D. is an individual therapist as well as the therapist that guides our Group. Dr. D is a fantastic therapist. He breaks things down so you don’t need a degree in psychology to understand what he’s talking about. Dr. D has devised many tips over the years to help whatever ails you, psycholgically. Ok. […] Read more…