If you’ve ever been depressed, you probably already know that, in this state, pretty much everything feels hard to do. Getting out of bed is hard. Taking a shower is hard. Talking to friends is hard. Basically, anything that falls into the realm of “self care“–an umbrella term that generally covers small things you can do for yourself every day to make yourself feel better–feels like a huge insurmountable challenge. But. You should do them anyway.