Comments from Taking Charge
was very dysfunctional.
Had no way of dealing with unpleasant situations and people.
feel very confident about handling difficult situations &
I have gained knowledge plus inner peace.
never realized I had power over my symptoms, let alone my
Ive been suicidal and depressed and felt hopeless.
still struggle yet seldom consider dying as a way out.
I take responsibility for my illness and behavior and no longer
blame my life for who I am or how I am.
I feel hopeful and capable.
used to work things up and get suicidal, also work up to a
relapse of alcohol.
stop my thinking when I get the bad feelings and repeat my
People do things that annoy us, not to annoy us.
was depressed, didnt think clearly.
I would cry a lot.
Everyone around me grew tired & fed up with me.
I was my own worst enemy.
feeling more positive than Ive been in the past and
Im trying to be a better friend to myself and others.
had low self-esteem of myself.
Felt I wasnt good enough on handling things.
not afraid to speak out for myself.