Bipolar Cheat Sheet – Ways to Lessen the Blues

If misery loves company, it has a funny way of showing it, because it often alienates you from your favorite people and activities. Force yourself to get out. Maybe you can’t. But if you can, try it.

  • Go to the grocery store for one or two items
  • Ask a friend for lunch
  • Take a walk around the block
  • Go out for a cup of decaf
  • Join a support group. Find one in your area on dbsalliance.org (Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance)
  • Spend less time in bed
  • Exercise

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