Now here's the thing: I've been tooting with another account and let this one down. It was kind of an experiment (more details about that in the next toot) for me and it turned out even better than I could have imagined.
Now that I've found myself a new profile picture, I realize how good that change is at representing my journey through this.
I went from "bouhou sad" to "I just love my damn life". I might also be on my way towards some kind of "I love (am proud of) myself".
I used @iris as a way to educate myself. The rule was simple: when I wanted to toot, if whatever I came up with was negative, either turn it into positive or don't post it at all.
Damn that worked so well for me: it has became natural. When I have something to say, it's mostly positive; I want to share the positive instead of the negative.
It had very good effects on the way I talk in general, especially to my friends.
Toot Party is a custom Mastodon server, totally part of the Fediverse, and open to everyone!