Getting It Done When You're Depressed, Second Edition: 50 Strategies for Keeping Your Life on Track (Paperback)
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Don’t wait another day to live the life you deserve! Instead, get it done while you’re depressed.
Many people experience the hardships of depression and tend to struggle with productivity. This self-help book offers you 50 strategies to break the cycle of unproductivity and live the life you want to live.
Join us in learning how to overcome depression symptoms and take back your livelihood. When facing depression daily, it can be tough to do day to day tasks without it seeming like a giant chore. You won't be able to change this by choosing to feel better but rather by implementing strategies to create a daily structure.
Inside the pages of this self-help book from DK Books, you will learn:
• How to create creativity
• How to wait until your work is complete before you judge it
• How to think like an athlete
• How to know when your brain is lying to you and so many more strategies for keeping your life on track
This insightful book provides strategies to keep your life on track. These strategies are easy to follow and practical for anyone trying to live a more productive life. Our second edition even includes strategies on how to manage social media during depressive outbursts. Additionally, it has scripts on how to communicate with people in your life about your depression.
Don't let depression limit what you’re capable of achieving. It's time to be proud of yourself and your abilities by getting things done while you are depressed.
About the Author
Julie A. Fast has lived with depression all of her adult life. During most of that time she struggled with getting things done, until she developed and used the strategies described in this book. She created www.bipolarhappens.com in 2002, wrote books on mood disorders (including Take Charge of Bipolar Disorder and Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder with co-author John D. Preston) and currently works as a coach for family members and partners as well as a trainer for health care professionals. Julie is an award winning researcher and mental health educator who believes we all can find a way to live and work around a difficult brain. Julie lives with bipolar disorder, a psychotic disorder, anxiety, and a head injury.
John D. Preston, Psy.D., ABPP, is professor of psychology with Alliant International University, Sacramento, California. Dr. Preston is the author of 18 books on psychtherapy, psychopharmacology, spirituality and emotional healing, and neurobiology, among others. He is also the author of the "Drugs in Psychiatry" chapter in The Encyclopedia Americana.