Clinical depression is the world’s number one mental disorder and the second most disabling condition in the world after heart disease. And the problem’s growing.
Sarah and Jack are a married couple. Sarah is Bipolar. The two share a healthy, loving, attentive relationship while she is well. She loves Jack with all of her heart. A Bipolar unwell period warps the perception of Sarah. Her mind starts feeding her misinformation about the world and her life around her.
And what if you discover that you yourself have or some of you known to has a brain disorder? One such common brain disorder is depression and crazy. This disease not only effects our emotions and decisions on daily errands, in extreme cases it can lead to suicides as well.
You have to change the way you look at your situation. Look at it from a different angel. This may help you to see that it is not the end of the world. Get “outside” your body, so to speak and see it as if you are another person. Try and see what good it is that you have to offer someone. What are your best qualities? Write them down, it is the best way to convince yourself of them. Realize that you have a lot to offer. Do not put yourself down. For sure there is going to be someone out there who will appreciate them. Wait for that person to come along.
When in a good mood a person is much more friendly, easier to get along with, calm and generally good natured. Being in a good mood also helps a person to be more energetic and even more talkative. A person can be in a good mood based on their current situation – A sunny day, a birthday party, a vacation in Hawaii.
However, write good things that happened lately down too. You might feel that your partner doesn’t love you, but why not think of some of the good things that they’ve done for you so far?
Give certain parts of yourself back to the people who need you most – your family and friends. Identify those specific behaviors, habits, and thoughts that take your best qualities and devotion away from those who love you most, then make a conscious effort to eliminate those negative aspects of your character.
This is the point that many people get wrong. They ask, “If my loved one knew they hurt me, why wouldn’t they apologize?” Because they haven’t rebalanced yet or they don’t know what to say.