1) One of the most important things about getting beyond depression is awareness, simply recognizing that one is in a depressed state.
1a) And I'm aware that I'm in a depressed state.
2) I had a late volunteer meeting last night and am allowing myself to head in a little late this morning. Lovely we have some sun this morning.
3) Jesus, the news. What could possibly happen to make this annus horribilis even worse?