My depression is back ( video)

I write an earlier blog post on depression and I just uploaded a video expanding what I talked about in my post.  Depression is very real and destructive for fortunately for me I have learned to reach out for help and am making progress; like making videos; that would be have been unimaginable a mere few months ago.  Anyways check out the video and feel to subscribe to my Youtube channel. Thanks




12 thoughts on “My depression is back ( video)

  1. Hi Dave, I’m so sorry you feel this way. My dear friend is going through a similar thing, she lost her 27 year old son a couple of weeks ago, to Cancer, she simply cannot get out of bed. I wish I could help you, or say something useful, all I can think is that routine is extremely important, you must go to bed at a decent hour and sleep, nobody can think straight or function properly without this basic thing. Electronics are recommended to be turned off at least 1 hour before going to bed. A good daytime routine is essential, eating properly, getting out and about, even just a short walk. Please let me know how you get on. All the best x

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  2. Hi Dave. I watched your video with a little tremor of fear as I suffered from depression for a while. We are all different of that I am aware, so what worked for me may not work for you. I have discovered though that keeping busy, talking to people rather than just being with people helps. It took a long time for me to learn that I am not defined by bouts of depression. For a long time writing has helped. I try to write every day and when I don’t get to write creatively, I simply jot a few words down in a journal, it helps to remind me of the good I can do. It anchors me and gives me a purpose. I find volunteering does that for me along with getting me out amongst like-minded proactive people, in other words, optimistic people who don’t tend to judge but accept that I am doing my best and every now and then I will mess up because I am human. Happy to read from the reply above that you felt better, I wish you a lifetime timeof good days. Take care.

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    1. I agree with you. I find my writing helps me tremendously; I am also part of a mental health community on Instagram and twitter; that makes a difference. I actually just finished volunteering today and it makes a huge difference in my life too. I appreciate your comments; thank you


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