Hang around with friends and loved ones who are optimistic
Scissortail Hospice Chaplain John T. Catrett, III writing on "Steps to lessen depression" advocates, "Hang around with friends and loved ones, who are optimistic and upbeat in their attitude. Depressed individuals need a lot of encouragement. Positive people can distract one from “stinking-thinking” negative people. Cheerful people can focus upon the optimistic side of life and the beauty of living in a wonderful world."
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