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Hey all, Im very depressed and have trouble finding the courage to come out of my mind/bed/house. It does lift me up a bit though to go.

Would you guys want to remind me here now and then to get out and take a short walk? Or maybe i can post after i went out, to show people i did?

It is about 22 o’clock here now, so not now, but maybe by day.

Thanks if you would want that.

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Maybe you could set a reminder on your phone to remind you? That might work too.

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Maybe you could just sit in the park, if the weather isn’t too cold or wet? The fresh air will do you good.

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Drink some good coffee, eat a good meal, take a hot shower, listen to music that cheers me up. I hope you feel better, trust me it doesnt last forever better days will come dont worry.

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Do you have a lawn chair you could just sit on for awhile? It would be a little easier than a walk to help you get the idea that it’s nice outside.

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Yea use an alarm on your cellphone. That’s what I do for apts and taking pills. Yes, I did forget my pills in the past and I am 30.

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Thanks you all.

I just went to a positive place, walked outside and tried to let the good things in. Wind, trees, music. It helped for a bit.

Maybe i will sit outside later today.

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My therapist 10 years back said to me there is nothing like 10 minutes of sunlight. And Chordy May have a point If you have a lawn. You can watch the passers by. People watch.

These Adirondack chairs that are gaining in popularity are actually comfortable.

Sorry I couldn’t help anymore than this. I always thought you were doing better than you described as going by your original post!

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Thanks, it is kindness, that does help!

Im just having a hard time lately. Sometimes im doing somewhat better and succeed at being more positive and forgetting the bad times a bit (as i tend to forget the good times when things seem dark). Depends on the part of the month too, so im hoping for 2-3 somewhat brighter weeks.

I will remember the sunlight quote and check for the chair.

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Im grateful for the people in my life. My son, my dad, my mum before she died, people from church, a few friends. I dont think i deserve them, i did quite a lot of horrible stuff in life and wasnt really capable of seeing it anymore for a while, but there are such loving people around me.

Im also thankful for all your support.

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