In a bid to improve our lives, we often live according to rules or assumptions. For example, we might have a rule that we cannot make a mistake at work. However, we might also assume that if we make even one mistake then this means we are a failure. If we are not careful, these rules or assumptions can trap us in a prison of depression.
Below are five assumptions that trap us in depression. How many do you live by, and how helpful is this for you?
I have also set out a Depression Toolkit, which can be found by clicking here.
Chris Warren-Dickins BACP Registered Counsellor