YoYour Happiness is Dependent on How You Judge Your Life

By Jenna Kantnor / February 25, 2018 / 0 Comments

Imagine for a moment that today is your last day on earth. Now, make a list of all the things that you feel you have accomplished, all the things that you are proud of, and all the things that make you happy. Is it your car? Your television? Your stereo? What’s on the list of…

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Claiming Your Life Back

By Jenna Kantnor / February 21, 2018 / 0 Comments

Think about the pioneers who traveled across the country with their families to start a new life. They found land and claimed it by hammering stakes in the ground; they marked their settlements and built their homes and settled. Do you feel settled in your life? Depression creates a type of blurriness that keeps you…

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Exiting the Torture Chamber

By Jenna Kantnor / February 18, 2018 / 0 Comments

One of the biggest disservices you can do to yourself is comparing yourself to others. It is just a one-way ticket into a self-induced torture chamber, especially when you are depressed. Many of our feelings of satisfaction or dissatisfaction have their roots in how we compare ourselves to others. When we compare ourselves to those…

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You Are a Work in Progress

By Jenna Kantnor / February 14, 2018 / 0 Comments

You are, just like everyone else, an almost inconceivably complicated mix of abilities and limitations. Instead of dwelling on something you think is wrong and resolving to improve it, take a different approach. Resolve to accept yourself right now as a work in progress. Acknowledge that, faults and all, you are a complete person and…

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How to Be Your Own Biggest Fan

By Jenna Kantnor / February 10, 2018 / 0 Comments

When you’re depressed, it’s easy to take a situation you are uncertain about and come to a negative conclusion. For example, if you aren’t sure why another person is being nice to you, you might assume that the person has a hidden agenda. Any situation can be viewed as an act of selfishness if that’s…

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