(I led a Bible study for years and I wrote this for a group of young women. I hope you find it helpful whatever your age.) Sisters in Christ,I wanted to share this with you because I've sensed that some of you are grappling with some of the very issues that plagued me at your … Continue reading An unusual Mother’s Day message for each of you.
It's hard to write about depression every day. I feel I have to be careful not to give it a life of its own by writing about it daily. It might make you feel that's who you are. And it isn't. Depression is an illness which you can overcome. It's not incurable. It's not permanent … Continue reading A “just for fun” post to brighten your day
Do you have anxiety attacks? They feel awful, don't they. But they are nothing to be afraid of. They always go away. But there are things we can do to make them less severe until they subside. Read on. The post, "Anxiety is just a feeling. Don't make it worse." appeared first on the giftofdepression.com
I've never done this before. But I think it might help someone so I'm laying it out in real time. Read on.....
The statement that most depressed people don't want to hear is "Just get a hold of yourself and pull yourself out of your depression." Or some such version. Depressed people hate that but not necessarily because they aren't willing to work on their depression, but because they have no clue where to start. (Neither do … Continue reading Pulling yourself up by your bootstraps