Will Accepting Your Addiction or Mental Illness Really Work?

Acceptance helped me to find my way out of depression and find a life that I wanted to live. ___ Diagnosis. Di-A-Gnosis: to know-through The more that you fight-or-resist-or-hate-or-numb-or-push-away your pain, addiction, thoughts or memories the more territory it will occupy. No one wants to be labelled. But if you are in pain, it can … More Will Accepting Your Addiction or Mental Illness Really Work?

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: Trying to Get Your Life Together will Just Make You More Stuck

Why learning to accept my un-balanced self, un-wholeness, and un-togetherness was one of the best things that I have ever done. ___ What’s it like to be okay with who you are? It’s taken me a long time, but I am okay that my life is not together, it’s not balanced, it’s not whole, and … More Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: Trying to Get Your Life Together will Just Make You More Stuck

7 things you shouldn’t say to someone with depression

Some well-meaning phrases that can actually do more harm than good — here’s what you can say instead. ______________ This post is reblogged, from Netdoctor. Author: Kara Wahlgren   Even if you don’t realise it, chances are you know someone with depression. According to Mind, 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a … More 7 things you shouldn’t say to someone with depression