Specific behavioural strategies for dealing with depression

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Specific behavioural strategies for dealing with depression:
– get active (small at first)
– be mindful of small pleasures
– notice any achievements, no matter how small
– try not to compare what you are currently able to do with what you were doing before the depression – THIS IS A VERY IMPORTANT POINT
– try not to criticise yourself – tackle critical oughts with ought challenging techniques
– try not to avoid friends – especially those you find it helpful to be in contact with

Source: Simmons/Griffiths CBT for Bginners

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