Beyond the Blues

Beyond the Blues

Understanding depression is difficult; hear from Psyche's community of peers on their experiences with this mood disorder.

Mia Moralesa day ago
Helping Others May Be the Best Way to Treat Your Own Depression
Depression is a rough topic. It's somehow managed to become both a disorder and a national discussion. The situation is further complicated by the fact that there's so much confusion over the disorder...
The Beast
Disclaimer: I am not a doctor or medical professional. This article is being written with basic knowledge from what i've seen, heard, and personally experienced. I'd like to describe to you what my de...
AkaSh DhillOn12 days ago
Depression
Depression is an emotion which makes human beings weak, as well as strong. After depression you will never find yourself the same as you were before depression. Depression attacks those people who rec...
KIRA KIRA22 days ago
Hey, Black Girl!
It started off with simple learned devices. Negative self-talk, constant criticism, feeding the voice in my head with doubt... all the ingredients required for insanity to fester and grow. From time I...
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Blue Eyes3 months ago
My Story
I don’t really know how to begin. I’ve had depression my whole life, but the day I felt it, really felt it, for the first time I was 13 years old. You know the feeling I’m talking about? Like everyday...
Theft of Depression
Depression is like a thief in the night. As if someone broke into my home and robbed me of my happiness. Sometimes it even feels as if I'll never be able to feel joy again. I used to think it was beca...
Ash Stevens4 months ago
What Is Wrong? Why Can't I Know?
I feel as though I am drowning, not in the sea but in myself. And yet it is not even truly me, it is the black sea of depression and I know others are near. I just can’t see them… and it hurts to know...
Becca Kemp4 months ago
Mentally Damaged
Sunflowers make me happy. The brightness of them remind me that there is light in a world so dark. Though your darkness may be a lot different to mine. My mental instability keeps me in the dark. I kn...
6 Things People Don't Think About When It Comes to Depression
According to the World Health Organization, over 300 million people worldwide suffer from depression at some point in their lives. For those of us that have experienced, are currently experiencing, or...