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Fri Sep 13, 2013, 12:29 PM

47. my ideas

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1- GET INTO PSYCHOTHERAPY AND STAY THERE. No excuses. You can find someone affordable in your area I'm sure.

2- Get your meds titrated properly. This requires a lot of feedback to your doc until it gets fine-tuned correctly.

3- Others have the right idea about lowering your class load.

4- Others are correct about slowing down and eventually stopping the negative self-talk.

5- Think baby steps. Think long term. This will not get cured in one month, I'm afraid.

6- You are very bright and have potential. Do this slowly. Who cares if it takes you a few extra years.

7- Your mental health is more important than anything else. Don't set yourself up for failure. Baby steps.

8- Remind yourself every day SOMEHOW what is GOOD about you and what your positive achievements have been.

Please take us seriously. The only easy thing to do is take meds, and they are NOT the 100% solution.

PSYCHOTHERAPY + MEDICATION + TIME + PATIENCE + BABYSTEPS = long term success

copy that down......memorize it....
manhugs



eta: My apologies for being so blunt. I do care...and I think you know that via PM's.

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