“Once you choose hope, anything is possible.” – Christopher ReeveThere are two pillars upon which depression rests.HelplessnessWhen in the grip of depression, we feel helpless despite our efforts to pull out.
The more we struggle, the more exhausted we become. In her book Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert writes, “They flank me – Depression on my left, loneliness on my right.
They don’t need to show their badges. I know these guys very well . . . then they frisk me. They empty my pockets of any joy I had been carrying there.”HopelessnessHelplessness often leads to profound hopelessness about the future.Read more on lawyerswithdepression.com