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"From the Ted Talk by Andrew Solomon: Depression, the secret we share"

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And what I came up with over time was that the ppoele who deny their experience, and say, "I was depressed a long time ago, I never want to think about it again, I'm not going to look at it and I'm just going to get on with my life," ironically, those are the people who are most enslaved by what they have. Shutting out the depression strengthens it. While you hide from it, it grwos. And the people who do better are the ones who are able to tolerate the fact that they have this condition. Those who can troaltee their depression are the ones who achieve resilience.

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And what I came up with over time was that the ______ who deny their experience, and say, "I was depressed a long time ago, I never want to think about it again, I'm not going to look at it and I'm just going to get on with my life," ironically, those are the people who are most enslaved by what they have. Shutting out the depression strengthens it. While you hide from it, it _____. And the people who do better are the ones who are able to tolerate the fact that they have this condition. Those who can ________ their depression are the ones who achieve resilience.

Solution

  1. tolerate
  2. grows
  3. people

Original Text

And what I came up with over time was that the people who deny their experience, and say, "I was depressed a long time ago, I never want to think about it again, I'm not going to look at it and I'm just going to get on with my life," ironically, those are the people who are most enslaved by what they have. Shutting out the depression strengthens it. While you hide from it, it grows. And the people who do better are the ones who are able to tolerate the fact that they have this condition. Those who can tolerate their depression are the ones who achieve resilience.

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orange dust 3
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Important Words

  1. achieve
  2. condition
  3. deny
  4. depressed
  5. depression
  6. enslaved
  7. experience
  8. fact
  9. grows
  10. hide
  11. ironically
  12. life
  13. long
  14. people
  15. resilience
  16. shutting
  17. strengthens
  18. time
  19. tolerate