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Awareness alone won’t fix it

7 Jul
Allie, of Hyperbole and a Half, re-emerges

“Even after we’re made aware that our brains are malfunctioning, it only makes us aware that something’s wrong….We must trust those around us to tell us when we are showing signs of regression…”

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One Response to “Awareness alone won’t fix it”

  1. Limner July 7, 2012 at 11:27 pm #

    Please know that you can live well with depression just as millions live well with an illness like diabetes. I know this because I went from living with depression to thriving with depression. It is true that awareness alone wont fix it. A steady combination of medications (down to two now!), talk therapy (I finally found a great therapist.), and a healthy diet changed my life. It took a lot of work and determination but my life is Close to being perfect. Okay, it’s not perfect for everyone, but it is perfect for me. I learned coping skills that gave me the power I need to live well. Uncontrolled depression is dangerous. Be well. You are already brave. 🙂

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