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How Choosing Not to Fight My Mind Gives Me Power Over Depression

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As someone who has conquered depression and suicide, I like to stay up to date with what mental health professionals are saying about recovery.

For just a few minutes, let’s turn the abstractness of the mind into something solid — a voice in our head we listen to all day.

If we can do this, let’s try simplifying the negativity of our mind further by comparing it to a child having a tantrum. We’ve all been there or seen it happen — a child starts crying in the middle of the store because they want candy.

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