Bad luck and adversity happen to everyone. After they pass we need to dust ourselves down and get on with life. Yet people prone to depression and addictive behaviors are especially vulnerable to the affects of stress. We don’t bounce back, and instead the stress sends them into a tailspin. So what can we do?
Educate yourself about your health issue!
Let me ask you a question: “What is the most effective way to avoid plunging into a spiral of low mood or relapse?” Not sure? Well, the answer is to learn as much as you can about yourself, your health issue, and how the two overlap.