Mini-Post: Depression is Not About Big Victories

Depression isn’t about big victories. It’s about small ones. It’s every day you can write instead of procrastinate, exercise instead of binge-watching Netflix. It’s when you can cook yourself a healthy meal instead of ordering sodium-laced takeout for the third day in a row. It’s reaching out to loved ones instead of withdrawing from them. It’s about slowly replacing negative self-talk with positive (even if you can only muster up one complement about yourself or one thing you are grateful for.