I think we all have at least one area in our life that we truly want to change for the better. Quite often it is simply an issue of our "child-like" selves resisting the ideas for change brought on by our "adult" selves. So yes, I talked to myself. Out loud I might add. I must have looked mildly of a crazy person walking through Rosedale muttering words of encouragement under my breath. But I did feel better after the "talk."
Why is it so difficult to treat depression? Part of the problem is in our definition of the term. In fact, there are two distinct depressions: situational and clinical. It would be so much easier if we called the two depressions by different names, for then we could explain better how we feel and know better what might help.