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Can anyone give me some ideas to help me not to isolate?


I suffer from major depression (and myriad other health issues including a brain disorder, a learning disability, visual processing and memory issues, OCD, and wicked anxiety). I tend to hole up and just rot away. I try to find SOMETHING to do, but even that task - that monumental decision, seems too overwhelming. Does anyone have some "hitting the ground running"-usable suggestions to find a way out from under this cloud? When left to my own devices, I'm a lump. Even using my cell phone is beginning to bore and overwhelm me! Blech.

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Best Answer Leah Wells-Marshburn (nurseleah) says

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    stanwshura 3 years ago

    Thank you, Nurseleah. Your thoughtful words and kindness mean a lot.


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    stanwshura 3 years ago

    Thank you, 'Seek-n-Find' for your kindness and warm, thorough advice. I feel even now just a smidge better knowing that there are people like you in the world. :)


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    stanwshura 3 years ago

    Goodpal, you are so kind and very generous with your encouragement; I will try hard to apply it. Tooting my own horn is awkward, but at your invitation, here goes: I love kids and they me; I am tenacious; I crave justice-for everyone; I won't quit..


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    stanwshura 3 years ago

    Thank you very much, GMNL. I will definitely try your ideas. And you know the advice is coming from an empathetic place when it considers all the myriad mountains we feel we have to climb just to *get ouside, or even out of bed! Thanks again vm.

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Kevin Peter says

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    stanwshura 3 years ago

    I appreciate your thoughts, Kevin. Thanks for chiming in.

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    stanwshura 3 years ago

    You havve some useful and neat ideas (I'm an animal lover, too :) ). Thank you for your compassion.

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