depression

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Appreciate best of others

Bring good energy and help others with their struggles. Find ways to appreciate the good from others. Work to be better for others.

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Short term bursts

Sometimes it takes short term bursts to get mometum going, especially when the goal feels far away. Push through, find energy, keep going.

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Escaping black days

These are harder to notice in real time, because no single event seems _that bad_. Instead, the change is finally noticed when taking a new perspective. Getting back on track requires big changes rather than trying to nudge back on track.

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Small wins repeated

Spend more on the little things that bring small wins. Many of the big wins are gone for now. No travel, no events, no dinners out with friends.

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Work through physical pain

Get mind involved elsewhere. Approach it like the problem it is.

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Prevent mistakes from compounding

Mistakes will happen. Acknowledge mistakes when they happen. Reassess and make better decisions going forward. Don't let mistakes compound. Recover quickly.

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Take time for joy to inject new energy

Finding joy takes work sometimes. That's not a reason not to do it. Use joy + relaxation to inject energy into projects.

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