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7 Ways to De-funk Yourself

DefunkThe definition of FUNK: “to shrink from in fright or dread.” Oh yeah, and “a state of severe depression.” I like to think of it as the Diet Coke of depression … some of the same discomfort, symptoms, yuck, but also not the intense wrestling belonging to our friend, depression. When you’re in one, all you know if that you want the hell out. You want things to change … but not sure which ones. Since I am in this place much more often than I want to be, I have come up with my own tools with which I try to dig myself out.

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  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Tabutha

    I can’t get to the full article.

  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Susan

    This may be a silly question; but who is skirk?

  • Mark Myhre

    Depression is an acute state of mental unrest which is further aggravated by our uneven living and working conditions. A feeling of loneliness, sadness, emptiness, irritation, worthless, guilt and much more comes with depression.’Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity that can affect a person’s thoughts, behavior, feelings and sense of well-being’. Everyone of us must have experienced this sort of feeling and we all know that it is really hard to get out of it. But of course we all just cannot stay with it , one has to throw this feeling out of their lives, only then they can live in a peaceful state of mind and thus carry on with their daily lives. Depression can come because of anything. Bad relationships, family problems, money matters, career issue or any sort of social pressure can cause depression. A depressed person is not in a good state and can hardly think good for himself, in that case its the people around him who have to take an initiative to bring the victim from a depressed to a happy state. It is not easy to control a depressed person but it is always advised that a person should always deal in a calm and composite way. Here are some of the ways through which you can help your dear ones to come out of a depressed state of mind.

  • Kat Leigh

    Naming the feelings (slide #4) is probably one of the most difficult things for me to do…

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