How to Untangle Your Depressed and Anxious Thinking

Gut instincts vs distorted thoughts.

Erica Marta Ball
Mar 26 · 5 min read
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One Nasty Thing About Depression Is That It Is Self-Perpetuating.

It’s hard to listen to your gut instincts if you’ve already become used to questioning your thoughts and feelings.

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The Mind is a Powerful Thing, But Often Isn’t Under Our Control.

Think of it like saying “everyone can build their own bookshelf.” It could be technically true, but not in a practical sense. You need the right tools, physical abilities, material, instructions, and know-how, etc.

Perception Is Not Reality But Can Have Real Effects

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If You Need Professional Help, Few Things Can Replace That.

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