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Keeping Hope on File

My struggles with depression and anxiety started as early as my high school years and became more acute in my mid-20s. I recall many mornings awakening with despair, willing myself with all the energy I could muster to start my day. I recall how desperately I would seek out any strategy that I thought might help me deal on my own with my ever-present feelings of hopelessness.

Eventually I was able to

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