Jul 6, 2020
In this episode, a look at a particularly pesky symptom of
depression, hopelessness. And a look at some of the resources you
can use to help you understand what is going on and resources for
When you have depression as part of your anxiety condition,
being told to think happy thoughts probably isn’t gonna do much for
You may have to process that info in a different way that does
not include the word happy. And you probably need the help of a
professional behavioral health person to do that. In my
If you need support contact the National Suicide Prevention
Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, the Trevor Project at 1-866-488-7386 or
text “START” to 741-741.
There is an excerpt at PychCentral of the nine types of hopelessness
person can experience. The excerpt is from the book, Hope in
the Age of Anxiety: A Guide to Understanding and Strengthening Our
Most Important Virtue by Anthony Scioli and Henry B. Biller
published by Oxford University Press.
Open Path Collective
- a service for
people needing therapy but do not have insurance or are under
insured. The link will take you to their FAQ page so that you get a
better understanding of what they have to offer.
California Warm Lines
California folks that need to talk to someone and it is not life
Sylvia Wang lost everything
. The post on
Tiny Buddha talks about the steps she used to find her way back to
herself. It involved a lot of tears.
And Sheline Shinoy post at Lifehack.org
has some suggestions about dealing
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