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After a few weeks on the antidepressant, my self-critical inner voice decreased to a whisper

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If you’re looking to shake things up this holiday season, may I humbly recommend some Zoloft? Sure, you may suddenly develop a ravenous desire for sugar at all hours of the day, but it turns out that not being irritable and anxious all the time is actually pretty terrific!

A few weeks of taking the antidepressant the birds will chirp a little louder, and your self-critical inner voice will decrease to a whisper. Professional and personal setbacks won’t feel so monumental; you’ll find yourself smiling and laughing a whole lot more. At least, that’s what happened for me.

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