Posted 8/8/2011 10:05 AM (GMT -7)
Hey there, I know this sounds funny but can you just try what I am going to tell you for a week atleast? By then you'll realize if it is helping you. but you've got to do it sincerely, believe in it with all ur heart. Do it only if u have faith in it. Take a look at yourself in the mirror, look for one thing, just one thing you feel good about and repeat it to yourself over and over again- for instance lets say you have a lovely smile, keep repeating to yourself " I have a lovely smile. People love it when I smile. I am going to smile" The next day say" I have a lovely smile. People love it when I smile. I am going to smile at everyone I meet. I feel good about my smile" You'll begin to notice the difference in yourself and the way people interact with you and before long you'll feel all your good and positive traits surfacing and negate all the negative feelings. Your 'feel good' factor will rise . I tend to get depressed a lot at times and I just try and focus on anything good I can remember, maybe a funny incident, a compliment and or some incident way back in school with my best friend or classmates and that brings in a host of positive emotions and it helps,yes there are moments when I just need a friend to talk to to lighten my heart but sometimes there is no one around when you need them most, like yesterday! but that's where this thing comes into the scene and I try and think of all the good things and my self worth tips the balance and I am in the side that says"positive attitude" It does help. I tell myself, I am a blessing, I am loving, caring and gentle. I am good. etc etc etc and I believe it with all my heart, it sounds hollow sometimes,fake but I drive it away by saying it over and over in my head and guess what, I send out a lot of positive vibes and my colleagues love to come to me, sit with me, they find an excuse to come over to my work station. That is like a booster which fuels my positive force. When I cant think of some feel good factor, I think of the man I love now and what a difference he has made in my life and "boom" I am back again on my "positive vibes" mode and even total strangers walk up to me and greet me or want to interact with me, so there is more positive energy flowing and more than enuf to pass around. Try it and dont give up before you put up a fight with your depression, your positive energy has got to win over the negative for a start.Cheers and take care, hugs. Let me know how it goes. Remember, everything has a small beginning, dont give up, the first step is what matters,alright. Good luck as you discover yourself. This doesnt mean you wont have your low moments, you will but try and negate them with the positive energy within you, believe in yourself, you are unique, just one of you no matter what you look like. And one other thing, I am here, just holler I'll come! ;) .