Today I am guest posting on Wendy Love’s blog Depression Getaway: Encouragement, information, inspiration and hope as part of her series “February’s Favorite Depression Getaways”:
I have had depression since I was a teenager, perhaps even earlier, but I wasn’t officially diagnosed by a doctor until I was 26 years old.
Since then, I have been in treatment for it. That treatment has included medications and therapy.
Recently, I was diagnosed by my therapist as having not just episodes of depression, but chronic depression.
Medications have helped me tremendously, but I have learned that they can’t help with every aspect of depression. So I have learned other tools for helping when the darkness descends and I need relief. Here are some of those tools:
To read the rest of the post, please follow this link to Wendy’s blog.