Depression is a liar. It tells you
everything is bad and that it
won’t get any better. It tells you
in your own voice so you’ll believe
it. It’s not that bad. Tell yourself
it’s not that bad. Say it in your own
voice so you’ll believe it instead of
waiting for someone else. It’s not
that bad. And even if it is, you’re
strong enough to get through it.
And even if you’re not, there is
someone to help you. Don’t listen
to that voice telling you you’re
alone. You’re not.

My new favorite thing when I am sitting is to look whatever doctor that comes into the room, right in the eye, as they are leaving, and very seriously tell them, “Good job, Doctor.” No matter what they came in for.  It really confuses them.