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I like to think of myself as psychologically healthy in most respects. There is no one
part of my life that greatly out weighs any other. I have a history of mental
instability's, but I have worked through my problems in that area. I am in control of my
emotions and the affect they have on my life and the lives of the people around me.
Spiritually I believe I am healthier than many of my peers, but that is only because of my
"religion". Like everyone else, I have good days and bad days, but I think I manage my bad
days very well comparatively, and I am able to enjoy my good days without difficulty. When
I was suffering from depression however, I did not have any good days, and my bad days
were more than bad, they were hopeless.

I have suffered from bi-polar depression since I was ten. This means that I could be
having a perfectly fine day (for someone with depression) and without warning I could have
an onset of serious depression, and become so unsociable and bitter that I would drive
everyone away from me. For five years of my life I only had one or two real friends who I
could turn to and trust that they would support me through whatever was going on. I saw a
psychologist and worked through my problems, and now I am happier than ever with myself.
Since I have gotten over my depression my life has been on an upward swing, I have a new
perspective on things and I am much more at ease with the world.

Many teenagers are ruled by their emotions, this can lead to a very unhealthy social life.
I feel that I am in almost total control of my emotions. If something evokes an emotion in
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