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what can i do to avoid the past sad events that at times depresses me?

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Dr. Robert Stewart
Clinical Psychology 44 years experience
Discuss your sadness: With a mental health professional to explore what your sadness is about & get a different perspective on it. If your depression is distressing, get exercise, engage in social interaction & engrossing activities, practice gratitude, do kind things for others, learn & practice stress management, develop & commit to meaningful goals, avoid negative thinking & comparisons with others. Focus on now.

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