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This World Is Not Done With You (Part 2)

This is part 2 of an earlier post I re-blogged. Wonderful peek inside the world of a teenager struggling with depression.

Today Might be the Day

To view part one of This World Is Not Done With You, click here.

In my last post I began to discuss the things that one does not think about when they are thinking about suicide. The first thing is that you have no idea how amazing your life will be. The second is that you don’t realize how important you are to people. And the third is that you don’t understand the pain a family feels when suicide is brought in. I cut off the post there because suicide is so complex and intricate. It is hard for me to understand what I was going through, let alone anyone else. However, I have learned a lot. Like I said in the last post, I can’t stop anyone from feeling suicidal.I can’t change minds. All I can do is offer insight from my own experiences and hope that I…

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10 Tips for Fighting Depression

10 Tips for fighting Depression

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1. Laugh

Laughter really is the best medicine. Studies show that simply smiling will send serotonin levels soaring, making you feel better physically and putting you in a happy mood.

I’ll start the ball rolling for you.

Q: Why did the dog sit under the shade tree?

A: Because he didn’t want to be a hot dog!

Groan, I know…Find something funnier than me. 🙂

2. Slow down

Yeah, I know what you’re thinking. Believe me, I do. “No way, Carrie, that’s impossible. Don’t you think I would, if I could?”

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