Just because something doesn't show up the way you'd expect, doesn't mean it's not worth welcoming.
Cognitive distortions often go hand-in-hand with depression and anxiety, but the good news is that we can develop skills to correct these patterns and even lessen mental illness symptoms.
Some days are worse than others, which likely always will be the case. Sometimes I just wake up feeling on edge or upset and I can't seem to pull myself out of what can only really be described as "a funk". Yesterday was one of those days. I was really upset most of the day. [...]