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Discussion on: Depression & Anxiety in programming

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Alyss 💜

I suffer from depression, generalized anxiety, and PTSD. The biggest improvement has been regular therapy, but also recognizing unhealthy behaviors and being willing to change them. The hardest one and the one I'm being a little more active to improve on is self-compassion. It is so easy to say "why do I have to be anxious about this?", "why didn't I get that done or why haven't I worked on it more". It is harder to be as forgiving and kind to yourself as you might be to your friends.

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Harold Combs

I much appreciate your honesty here. I really like the "be as forgiving and kind to yourself as you might be to your friends."