Swarts writes this helpful article in PsychCentral on tips for coping with dysthymia, a form of chronic, low-grade depression.  She makes the following suggestions at the beginning of each dayCommit to a set “getting-up” time every morning

  • Set time aside for inspirations and affirmations before leaving for work
  • Avoid reading the news
  • Eat a healthy breakfast at a leisurely pace
  • Begin your work day with high-priority tasks and projects
  • Choose a partner to hold you accountable for your goals

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