My life is great… so why am I depressed?

High-functioning depression.

  • Joylessness.
  • Loud inner critic.
  • Frequent self-doubt spirals.
  • Sleep problems, low energy, and exhaustion.
  • Feelings of anger, irritability, and argumentativeness.
  • Blowing things out of proportion.
  • Excessive worry or guilt about the past and future.
  • Coping strategies like drinking or excessive exercising.
  • Malaise (always feeling blue).
  • Perfectionism.
  • Inability to stay still.

It’s not all doom and gloom.

1. Understanding that you’re not alone

2. Address problem areas

3. Make a list of things that bring you up

4. Social Media has to go!

5. Explore

6. Get some help

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