I've been to many counselors, for depression, addiction to opioids, and panic attacks. I agree with your first solution...It is all just a matter of changing the way you are thinking. Live each day moment to moment, enjoy the little things, savor the good days...they don't come around very often.
Some counselors can help, but it is my experience that most don't give a s...!
mother of four sons, grandma to five, wife to one wonderful husband
fibromyalgia since 1993
Cymbalta, Trammadol, Lyrica, Xanex
Love people and use things NOT love things and use people.
He is richest who is content with the least....Socrates