Who are you without your story? How would you feel if you did not think about the things that hurt you, that have caused you so much pain and trauma in life?
Self-love and depression don't naturally go together because when you have depression, it’s hard to loveyourself.
Feelings can be used appropriately or inappropriately. You can even Feel your feelings to heal depression. Feelings can be based on accurate or inaccurate information. They can lead to adaptive behaviour or maladaptive behaviour.
Many people with BPD and addiction ask themselves “Why me?” You may have a sibling, parent or other relative who also has a serious mental illness or an addiction to alcohol or other drugs, and you probably have many relatives who have not been afflicted with a mental illness or addiction.
People grow a lot when they are faced with their own mortality. I got to know about the 5 Regrets of the dying. I learnt never to underestimate someone’s capacity for growth.
It's a known fact that Bad habits worsen depression and anxiety. They make what is bad, worse. They make change allude us and then delude us.
Fear is the root cause of depression. Depression is not a disease, but rather “a symptom, a sign that life is out of balance and change is necessary.
I’m not okay. I’m not lovable. I’m not deserving. I’m not worthy. Healing depression through shadow work will teach you to notice these thoughts and voices in your head.
If you are living your life and I am mentally living your life, who is here living mine? We’re both over there. Mental Health is based in reality and this is a good thing.
You will need to change your physiology, your emotional states and your thinking or psychology. You will also need a forth aspect of self, which is your soul or spirit. This means you will simply start needing to look inwards.