How I cope with mental illness is simple. I write in my journal, my blog, my twitter page and my laptop. I also read books on philosophy. And when I am restless or bored, I watch Netflix or Anime.
Although time does not seem to pass. My days are very long. I feel like I have nothing worthwhile to do the whole day when I am not writing.
I also feel like I am a failure and a loser often. I don’t know why. There is no logical reason for calling myself a failure and a loser. But whenever I remember past negative events, I blame myself and call myself a failure.
My parents and sibling are very supportive. They listen to my problems and sympathize with me. They always encourage me to go out and live life. Sometimes I listen to them and sometimes I don’t.
Depression is a sneaky thing. It enters through the back door and when you are unaware, it gets a hold on you. I cope with depression by listening to music.
With bipolar disorder, where two extremes of the personality dominate at different times based on the mood. I cope with it through maintaining a journal.
With anxiety, I don’t cope quite well. But I try to not depend on my parents too much and try to become independent.
Well, why do I have mental illness? I don’t know. It happens to some people.
I hope I become a great writer, blogger, author, etc.
I think one can never overcome mental illness fully. One can only live with it better.
My plan is to write great stuff. And achieve my dreams through it.
I also think coping is possible only if you know yourself. If you don’t cope well, then probably you don’t know yourself well.
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