What Is An Antidepressive Mind?

· June 4, 2016

Depression is an extensive disease that affects many people, most of whom can be found right next to you.

It’s a silent issue that we’re often not able to detect because it doesn’t usually manifest openly. It gets to the point where we even criticize the person with depression for displaying inconsistent behaviors that confuse and irritate us.

“Depression is nourished by a lifetime of ungrieved and unforgiven hurts.”

-Penelope Sweet-

Sometimes depression develops because of a genetic predisposition that makes it unavoidable. It’s quite possible that if your parents suffer from depression, you or your children will develop it.

But some people have antidepressive minds. People who don’t know what it is to feel sad without knowing why, or to not be able to get out of bed and perform simple daily tasks.


When you don’t know what it’s like to be depressed

When you don’t know what it’s like to be depressed, your life is much more happy and positive. Changes in mood don’t affect you, and you don’t know what it’s like to always feel low, or to not be able to leave the house because you’re too depressed.

People with antidepressive minds know perfectly well how to be positive. While they go through their own negative experiences, they don’t let the bumps in the road get them down in the same way as the rest of us. They’re always continuously moving forward, whatever happens.

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They also have stable moods. They don’t go from happy to sad in just minutes. Only big letdowns or unexpected circumstances can affect their state of mind. Smaller things don’t affect their moods they way they affect people with depression.

In the same way, they’re very secure people. People with depression face a mountain of insecuritiesof accumulated pain and sadness that they keep inside, only for it to emerge sooner or later. But antidepressive people don’t know what this is like.

An antidepressive mind cannot understand what it’s like to live in a world full of darkness. They know what their strengths and weaknesses are. Criticism doesn’t drown them as it does people with depression.

Also, antidepressive people never plan to take their own lives or harm themselves, and they don’t understand how other people can try to do it either. This is something they would never consider as a valid option.

Mistakes are a part of growth

People with antidepressive minds know that mistakes help them grow, that they’re a fundamental part of learning and making progress in life.

Making mistakes is essential, important. If you’ve never done it, it’s because you’ve never done anything, and therefore, your life is not moving forward. Rather, it is stagnant.

Can a person with depression apply all of these pieces of advice to their lives? Of course, but it will be difficult to do when their depression is always lurking in the background and leaving them without any desire to leave the house.

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Life isn’t the same for people with depression. Although it is possible for them to manage their depression so that their episodes come more sporadically and their mood is more stable, it’s going to be more difficult.

If you want to develop an antidepressive mind, you need to keep certain things in mind:

  • Speak positively. Avoid negative talk.
  • Open your mind. People with depression tend to close themselves off, to be rigid, and to stick to erroneous beliefs. Change your mentality and face your depression. Be flexible.
  • Create positive social relationships and surround yourself with positive people. It’s impossible to get along with everyone, but you can surely get along with many people!
  • Live your life with passion and energy.

These pieces of advice will help you to cope with your depression and switch to an antidepressive mentality. Even though you may never be able to completely eliminate your depression, since your mind is predisposed to it, at least you’ll be able to fight against it and try to avoid experiencing many of the symptoms that affect you. Being positive and living with passion are two keys to dealing with depression.