- @visakanv Have you read “Feeling Good” by David Burns? It’s the classic CBT book, basically says thoughts -> emotions rather than the other way around. Really fascinating. You’d love it.
- @udayias11 Yes, you may likely get phases of life where you’re bored and dejected. What helped me was reading this book “Feeling Good”. It helps you rationally deal with feelings of depression. Also know that it’s ok. Everyone gets them and you’ll overcome them for sure.
The good news is that anxiety, guilt, pessimism, procrastination, low self-esteem, and other ′black holes′ of depression can be cured without drugs. In Feeling Good, eminent psychiatrist David D. Burns, M.D. outlines the remarkable, scientifically proven techniques that will immediately lift your spirits and help you develop a positive outlook on life. Now, in this updated edition, Dr Burns adds an all-new Consumer′s Guide To Antidepressant Drugs, as well as a new introduction to help answer your questions about the many options available for treating depression. Recognise what causes your mood swings. Nip negative feelings in the bud. Deal with guilt. Handle hostility and criticism. Overcome addiction to love and approval. Build self-esteem. Feel good everyday.