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How to deal with depression

How to deal with depression

“If you know where you want to go, you better take destiny into your hands; otherwise, you will exist here as an accidental being.”

—Sadhguru

Often, I feel low and suffer bouts of depression, and this affects my work and relationships. How should I overcome this?

Depression makes you cynical; it is deeply self-damaging. Usually, depressed people will not cause harm to others; they will only hurt themselves. A depressed person is always trying to cause damage to himself. It is a weapon, but his weapon is not going to be used to chop somebody up. He’ll chop himself and make you feel miserable; that’s the way of the depressed. Why will a person go on hurting himself? Generally, it is to get sympathy. For a depressed person, normal sympathy is not sufficient; somebody should bleed with him.

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