- Depression is just one phase of a natural biorhythm and thus both transient and needed...
- How you label determines how you feel.
- Gratitude training can be used pre- or mid-depressive symptoms to moderate the extremes and speed the transition.
Since I have bipolar disorder IMHO he hit the nail on the head for people who are not mentally ill. Reading the plentiful comments, I ran across the Ten Greatest Lies About Bipolar Disorder on Bipolar Central:
You can survive without medication.
You can’t control bipolar disorder.
You only need the right medication and a great psychiatrist to be stable.
Bipolar disorder is not a real illness, and not that many people have it.
All people who have bipolar disorder are violent.
People who have bipolar disorder can’t hold down a job.
There is a machine or software program to scan your body or brain and determine if you have bipolar disorder.
Someone with bipolar disorder will never get better.
All psychiatrists are the same and give the same quality of care.
There are natural proven cures for bipolar disorder that big business is hiding.