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by Light
Sat Aug 13, 2011 10:21 am
Forum: Other Thoughts, Feelings and Messages
Topic: Purpose
Replies: 16
Views: 4677

First of all, while I love a good philosophical debate lets remember that it isn't about winning or losing. We're simply a group of people searching for the truth. And while we disagree on what we think that truth might be every response only helps us to find that truth faster. Second, I don't want ...
by Light
Sat Jul 23, 2011 10:22 pm
Forum: Living with Depression and other Related Health Concerns
Topic: i feel like a zombie...
Replies: 7
Views: 2457

If you would be willing to share more about your situation it would offer a lot of useful insight on the situation.

Also Kate is right in saying that you have to get back to loving yourself first. If you can't love yourself it makes loving others incredibly difficult.
by Light
Sat Jul 23, 2011 10:09 am
Forum: Other Thoughts, Feelings and Messages
Topic: Purpose
Replies: 16
Views: 4677

Thanks for the replies. I should find more activities to get involved with. I think I am just in a confusing time in my life. I have completed a large number of college credits but not enough in one area to get a degree and I only work part time right now. Trying to get up the motivation to work ful...
by Light
Fri Jul 22, 2011 8:40 pm
Forum: Living with Depression and other Related Health Concerns
Topic: hi
Replies: 6
Views: 1789

It can be difficult to get started with activities again but, I find that once I can get started I get so absorbed in them I forget about my depression. We all want to get better. There's just a part of us that doesn't want to leave what we're used to. Depression becomes the norm and to do anything ...
by Light
Fri Jul 22, 2011 8:34 pm
Forum: Living with Depression and other Related Health Concerns
Topic: Does anyone know much about cognitive behavioral therapy?
Replies: 7
Views: 2270

I have started cognitive therapy with a therapist recently and I find it to be very helpful for me. Once it was explained properly it makes perfect sense. I prefer it over medication because it has no side effects.
by Light
Fri Jul 22, 2011 8:31 pm
Forum: Other Thoughts, Feelings and Messages
Topic: I don't know how to deal with this.
Replies: 3
Views: 1234

Unless those people were your friends who knew you for an amount of time their comments mean little. People tend to be self centered and not care about how their actions affect others. They don't know you personally so how can they make any judgments about you? The problem we encounter is thinking t...
by Light
Fri Jul 22, 2011 8:17 pm
Forum: Other Thoughts, Feelings and Messages
Topic: Purpose
Replies: 16
Views: 4677

Purpose

I feel that one of the major reasons for depression is a feeling of purpose and self worth. I was wondering how some other members here have discovered their own purpose. It is something that I have been struggling with for a while and I feel like if I could discover an answer it would help.

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