Hey guys. Been a while . hope your all doing extremely well and 2017 is treating you right.
I've been thinking about it for quite a while, did some research and after all these years of neglecting it, i think i have really bad depression. It just never bothered me as I never really cared about myself, it was like whatever happened happened. And now after such a long time and me being in the state I am in right now I wanna get help for it.
Thing is idk where to start. Well I kinda do. I'm gonna see a doctor in the morning. Hopefully he can set me in the right direction to get further help. Its only recently I've discovered how unhappy I am. Its not even moments pretty much all the time. I try to fight it but i just get overtaken by those gloomy feelings and it gets to me. I try doing things to change it all but I always end up in a mess.
I started a new job in January to get out of the old stressful one. This one turned out to be worst, it was hard, I use to get up 3:45am and get home 7pm. Did that for over a month then the work itself came to an end.
Now I'm back to my disgusting old ways. Waking until 2/3 in the morning. Getting up mid day and just wasting the entire day. I went job hunting the other day so I'm hoping I get a call soon, whatever comes I'll take it.
Other than that I haven't started anything. And I don't think I can. I never feel motivated or inspired to do anything. I don't get that feeling to get up and go , that hustle and push you have as a young person. I dont have it. And until i sort out my mental struggles i will never move forward.
So other than the doctor? What can i do to deal with depression and move past it? Thanks guys.
It is always a good start in the right direction to seek medical help. Good for you.
As someone the PTSD, I suffer with depression, anxiety and all the other fun stuff that goes along with it. Medications helps a lot to keep me stable, however they do not deal with what got me here in the first place.
I find that what has been really helpful for me was to seek out counselling. I see a counsellor every couple weeks and we talk about what is going on and I get to let out my feelings about the trauma that has happened in my life.
In the past I have seen personal counsellors through my medical benefits. The counsellor I am seeing now is through the local mental health organization and is totally free and there was no waiting list.
Aside from just straight counselling, many counsellors are trained in DBT and CBT.
These are behaviour therapies that help a person change the way they look at situations and in turn change the thought process which helps ease depression and anxiety.
Good luck on your journey. I do not know where you live so I cannot be more specific in where to seek help, however your doctor should be able to point you in the right direction.
Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk