1 Try and remember that when depression strikes it is likely to be shortlived, since I am fortunate enough to be a rapid cycling manic depressive, and will soon pass from lethargic and weepy to running round achieving very little and shouting at people and animals...and then back again.
2 Write sentences of less than fifty words. I am not Jane Austin.
3 Not let the fact that I have nothing of profound interest to say stop me from blogging. There would be nothing on the web at all if everyone was held back by such concerns.
4 Remember to worm Porridge