You Are Not A Burden

"I'm a burden is one of the most painful thoughts you can think" - do you agree?

According to The Depression Project's 3,000,000+ person social media community, if you have depression, anxiety and/or another mental health issue, then it's extremely common to think "I'm a burden", because:

  • You may think that you’re dragging your loved ones down and putting a damper on their lives;
  • You may think that your loved ones would prefer- and be better off doing other things rather than supporting you;
  • You may notice your loved ones shouldering some – or perhaps most – of what would otherwise be your responsibilities (since at this point in time, they’re too much for you to undertake).

In saying that, however, the negative thought “I’m a burden” is just that – a negative thought – as opposed to a fact. And, for this reason, we’ve put together this cognitive behavioural therapy-based journal, in order to help you:

  • See for yourself that this negative thought is not true;
  • See for yourself that you are so, so much more than what your mind is telling you that you are.

Here’s A Breakdown Of Exactly What This Journal Will Cover

PART 1: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Techniques To Help You Overcome The Negative Thought “I’m A Burden" Anytime It Is Triggered

In the first part of this journal, we’ll share with you a variety of tried, tested, cognitive behavioural therapy techniques to help you overcome the negative thought “I’m a burden” anytime something happens to trigger it.

Additionally, each technique we share with you will also be accompanied by one or more guided journal prompts - in order to help you think about how you could implement that technique as effectively as possible.

PART 2: Helping You See All Of The Good Things You Bring To Your Relationships (That Right Now, You May Not Be Able To See)

“Cognitive distortions” are distorted thinking patterns that are grounded in some form of bias, and which commonly result in you viewing yourself and/or the world much more critically, judgementally and negatively than you otherwise would. It’s extremely common to think in cognitively distorted ways when you have depression, anxiety, PTSD and/or another mental health issue, and when it comes to the negative thought “I’m a burden” in particular, it’s almost always grounded in the cognitive distortion known as filter thinking.

In case you don’t know, filter thinking is where you focus on only one particular aspect of a situation, and filter out all of the other aspects – such as when you only focus on the “bad” or the “negative” in a situation, and filter out all of the “good” or the “positive”. And, when it comes to the negative thought “I’m a burden”, what you’re almost certainly doing is:

  1. Focusing on the impact your depression / anxiety / PTSD / another mental health issue is currently having on your relationships (which you perceive to be negative);
  2. And, at the same time, you’re filtering out all of the positives you’ve brought to your relationships in the past, all of the positives you likely still currently bring to your relationships in the present, and all of the positives you will bring to your relationships in the future.

Consequently, in order to free yourself from the negative thought “I’m a burden”, it’s really important that you stop thinking with such a negatively biased filter, and instead start looking at things through a much more balanced lens. And, to help you do this, in the second part of this journal, we’ll share with you a wide variety of journal prompts for you to think about and write out your response to - each of which are designed to increase your awareness of all of the positives you have brought, do bring, and will bring to your relationships.

FAQ #1: Why should I be confident this journal will help me?

This journal is grounded in cognitive behavioural therapy - which in case you don't know, is a leading form of treatment for depression, anxiety, panic attacks, phobias, personality disorders, and a wide range of other mental health issues.

Additionally, this journal is also written with the warmth, care, encouragement and insight that, with 3,000,000+ followers on social media, The Depression Project has become renowned for :)

FAQ #2: What format does this journal come in?

This journal is available in two different formats for you to choose from:

  1. PDF - which you will be able to download instantly after purchase, and then print out at your home, office or local printer.
  2. Paperback (if you live in the US or UK) - which will be delivered to you within 4-8 business days. Shipping costs are $7.95 within the US, and $9.95 within the UK. This shipping cost is a flat rate, so whether you order one journal, or multiple journals, the shipping cost will be the same (if you would like to, you'll find the option to add one or more other journals to your cart below so that you can save on shipping). Once your order has been shipped, you will be emailed a number so that you can track it.
FAQ #3: What if I give this journal a try but I don't like it?

We're extremely, extremely confident that you're going to find this journal immensely helpful. But, just in case you don't, the PDF version of this journal comes with a 60 Day, No-Questions-Asked, 100% Moneyback Guarantee!

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If you have any questions about this journal, then please feel free to click here and contact us so that someone from our friendly team can answer them for you :)

Otherwise, we hope you choose to get this journal, because we know that you're going to find it really, really helpful!

All our love,

The Depression Project Team.

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This journal is one of 10 that comprise our Negative Thoughts Series, which consists of:

  • You Are Not A Failure
  • You Are Not A Burden
  • You Are Not Useless
  • You Are Not Weak
  • You Can Overcome Depression
  • Everybody Does Not Hate You
  • You Do Much More Right Than You Realise
  • You Can Have A "Good Life" And Still Have Depression
  • Everybody's Life Is Not Better Than Yours
  • How To Cope With The Thought "No-One Understands Me" When You Have A Mental Illness

If you choose to buy this complete set of journals, then you will receive instant access to all of them in PDF format after completing your purchase.

For your peace of mind, this journal set comes with a 60 Day, No-Questions-Asked, 100% Moneyback Guarantee.

This journal is one of 37 books & journals that comprise The Complete Depression Project Library, which consists of:

1. The Complete Depression Project Library PART 1: The "Depression Essentials" Book Series:

  • This Is How You Overcome Depression
  • How To Support A Loved One With Depression
  • How To Explain Depression To Your Loved Ones
  • How To Practice Self-Care When You Have Depression
  • How To Overcome Your Negative Thoughts
  • How To Break Out Of Self-Sabotaging Habits When You're In A Depressive Episode

2. The Complete Depression Project Library PART 2: The "Negative Thoughts" Journal Series:

  • You Are Not A Failure
  • You Are Not A Burden
  • You Are Not Useless
  • You Are Not Weak
  • You Can Overcome Depression
  • Everybody Does Not Hate You
  • You Do Much More Right Than You Realise
  • You Can Have A "Good Life" And Still Have Depression
  • Everybody's Life Is Not Better Than Yours
  • How To Cope With The Thought "No-One Understands Me" When You Have A Mental Illness

3. The Complete Depression Project Library PART 3: The "Depression Journals" Series:

  • The "Depression Lack-Of-Motivation" Journal
  • The "Depression Numbness" Journal
  • The "Existential Depression" Journal
  • The "Depression Anger" Journal
  • The "Social Media Depression" Journal
  • The "Depression Overwhelm" Journal
  • The "Night Time Depression" Journal
  • The "Morning Depression" Journal
  • The "Depression Loneliness" Journal
  • How To Do Your Chores When You're "Depression Tired"
  • How To Look After Your Personal Hygiene When You're "Depression Tired"
  • How To Stop Self-Harming And What To Do If You Relapse

4. The Complete Depression Project Library PART 4: The "Worrying Thoughts" Journal Series

  • "What If I Embarrass Myself?"
  • "What If They Leave Me?"
  • "Have I Done Something Wrong?"
  • "What If I Have A Panic Attack When I'm Outside?"
  • "What If My Mental Illness Only Keeps Getting Worse?"
  • "What If My Mental Illness Makes Me Unlovable And I End Up Alone?"

5. The Complete Depression Project Library PART 5: The "Community Suggestions" Series

  • Hold On, Pain Ends - A Journal To Give You Hope
  • The Foundations Of Trauma & How To Heal From It
  • How To Cope With Sudden Loss

If you choose to buy this complete set of books & journals, then you will receive instant access to all of them in PDF format after completing your purchase.

For your peace of mind, The Complete Depression Project Library comes with a 60 Day, No-Questions-Asked, 100% Moneyback Guarantee.

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