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I’ve always had the bad habit of finding any excuse to beat myself up.

I am so hard on myself when my depression or anxiety hits me. I end up questioning why I am like this and putting pressure on myself to be better.

Depression is hard. It tears everyone down no matter how successful or secure you are.

My therapist has started to help me figure out how to take it easy on myself. One of the ways she’s done that is to encourage me to rethink how I contextualize depression.

I’m running again for the first time in years. It’s resurfacing old insecurities.

I’m trying to be better to myself

I landed in the hospital from stress. It forced me to commit to unplugging.

It’s not always easy