Counseling is good, but pick a goal and commit to it. If you are serious about being whole for your kids, then focus on that goal. When times get tough, focus on the goal... When you don't feel like getting off the couch, focus on that goal. There may be times when you don't overcome the lack of motivation, but just get back up on the horse (goal) and run at it again.
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For me, clinical depression is a blow to the body and the mind. For me to get everything biologically right again, I have a psychiatrist and counselor that I work when I need to. I really recommend creating a support/treatment team because being depressed feels extremely lonely to me and anxiety is just relentless. My best wishes go out to everyone suffering from depression. Until you've experienced it, I don't think anyone can truly understand the toll it takes. Especially as a wife and mom. I always put me last and feel guilty doing anything for just me. And I am looking at 5 baskets of clean clothes wishing they would just fold themselves...View Thread
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