Mental health stigma quote: I'm not lazy. I'm just exhausted from fighting my way through every single day. -Mimi Love. www.HealthyPlace.com

Mental health stigma quote: I'm not lazy. I'm just exhausted from fighting my way through every single day. -Mimi Love. www.HealthyPlace.com

Sometimes when we have a bad day it would be nice if we could just pull out a box of all our favorite things that make us happy so we can smile again. :) I got the idea to create a "happy box" one summer before I moved out to my own place so I would be prepared for living on my own in case the inevitable bad day ever struck.

How to Make a Happy Box for Bad Days

Sometimes when we have a bad day it would be nice if we could just pull out a box of all our favorite things that make us happy so we can smile again. :) I got the idea to create a "happy box" one summer before I moved out to my own place so I would be prepared for living on my own in case the inevitable bad day ever struck.

Depression drains your energy, hope, and drive, making it difficult to do what you need to feel better. But while overcoming depression isn’t quick or easy, it’s far from impossible. You can’t just will yourself to “snap out of it,” but you do have some control—even if your depression is severe and stubbornly persistent. The key is to start small and build from there. Feeling better takes time, but you can get there if you make positive choices for yourself each day.

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Depression drains your energy, hope, and drive, making it difficult to do what you need to feel better. But while overcoming depression isn’t quick or easy, it’s far from impossible. You can’t just will yourself to “snap out of it,” but you do have some control—even if your depression is severe and stubbornly persistent. The key is to start small and build from there. Feeling better takes time, but you can get there if you make positive choices for yourself each day.

Depression effect  1 in 4 of us these days.  here are a few tip on how to deal with depression.  Do you have any other suggestions?  If so please feel free to add them to the comments box below!

Depression effect 1 in 4 of us these days. here are a few tip on how to deal with depression. Do you have any other suggestions? If so please feel free to add them to the comments box below!

8 Anxiety Busters http://www.ourmindandbody.com/depression/how-to-help-someone-with-depression/

8 Anxiety Busters http://www.ourmindandbody.com/depression/how-to-help-someone-with-depression/

Depression is a lonely disease that makes all of us feel helpless. As someone who has had depression for almost my entire life, I...

Depression is a lonely disease that makes all of us feel helpless. As someone who has had depression for almost my entire life, I...

Self-Care Box (for anxiety/depression). Build your own comforting/soothing self care box for those bad days - when the world becomes too much.

Self-Care Box (for anxiety/depression). Build your own comforting/soothing self care box for those bad days - when the world becomes too much.

Young Photographer Takes Surreal Self-Portraits to Cope with Depression - My Modern Met

Young Photographer Takes Surreal Self-Portraits to Cope with Depression

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