Have you ever been so depressed that you could not concentrate at work, were short and irritable with people close to you, had no energy or just couldn’t care about anything? Then your depression is taking too large a toll and there are things you can do and skills you can develop.
True depression is a clinical state and may need serious, even medical, attention. The interesting truth is that when most people say, “I’m depressed,” what they are really saying is “I’m disappointed.” It’s easy to point at a situation or person as the culprit; but most often, we are actually disappointed with decisions we have made, in what we’ve done, what we haven’t done, what we’ve said or haven’t said, or with whom we’ve chosen to align ourselves. We are disappointed by choices we have made.
People who have a Positive Mental Attitude rarely get “down.” Continue reading