50 Meaningful Pieces Of Advice From Adults Who Were Depressed As Teenagers
Depression

50 Meaningful Pieces Of Advice From Adults Who Were Depressed As Teenagers

These adults from Ask Reddit share what they would tell the younger versions of themselves as they struggled with depression.

13. It feels good to realize that the things I was so worried about did not really matter.

I would tell my younger self that, with time and counseling and experience, that I would be happy and it would all be OK.

14. Ignore what everyone else thinks and does and do what makes you happy. Also, medication can work very well if you find one that works for you. I went through at least 5 before I found one that really made me happy.

15. I’d tell myself to start making myself uncomfortable on purpose more often to get used to dealing with stress, instead of running to alcohol and drugs which i did for years. Id probably have a better memory and mind in general if I found that out sooner

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