Fighting Back to Recover from Depression

Oak Tree Reflections

Stories about the struggle to recover from depression tell of repeated efforts to find a way to live well despite the recurring burden of illness. For me the key lesson is that each person in these stories keeps trying, despite repeated setbacks. I recently came across a research study that says the same thing in more formal language: “[S]tudy findings suggest that constant effort aimed at positive transformation and growth may underlie the whole process […] Read the rest»