Finding Light in the Middle of Darkness

by Charla
(Atlanta, GA)

I have to share my story with everyone that is suffering with depression and feels hopeless. I have been struggling for years always thinking that there was something wrong with me. That these were the cards that I was dealt and I was just meant to live a somber, sad, meaningless life. This could not be farther from the truth!!!!


I finally got fed up enough to seek some help. I was formally diagnosed, put on antidepressants and received therapy. After just a few weeks I started feeling better. I began to feel more energy, sing the the radio (which I never do when I am feeling depressed), laugh with my kids again..... amazing.

Granted this did not happen overnight and my feelings of "happiness" were few and far between at first. But as time went on, I started feeling so much better.

Other things that have really helped have been meditating, motivational books/tapes, exercise, sunshine!

The point I want to make with everyone is that there is hope and if I can recover from severe depression, anyone can!!!

Best wishes to everyone!

Charla

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Charla,

Thank you so much for sharing your amazing story with me and all of my visitors! So many people suffer thinking there is no hope and I'm sure your story has inspired everyone!

Thats exactly what this page is for....to inspire others and you have done just that! Here's to your true, authentic happiness! Thanks!

Dana

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