Beyond the Blues

Beyond the Blues

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

Logan Jara2 days ago
10:05 P.M. Thoughts
Side note: I made this for an educational purpose so people can understand depression through my thoughts. It talks about topics that might trigger someone who goes through similar situations. I hope ...
Diana 3 days ago
Bigger Than Band-Aids
Imagine a factory. Clean, as if you could hear a single speck of dust hitting the cold, concrete ground. The rhythm of the methodical processes; a sound that assures you that all the parts of the proc...
Tabitha Shiloh4 days ago
The Day I Broke Up with My Mental Illness
As a kid, I knew I was different. It started one summer when my best friend from across the street came over to play. Our days never seemed to stopped. Sprinklers under trampolines followed by pudding...
Allie Stone4 days ago
A Survival Story
I’m awake. I’m here. My head is swimming. I’ve been sick all night. I don’t know what happened. I don’t know what happened. I don’t… Or do I? I don’t know. Logan* is on the bed across from me. His eye...
Jessa Mae6 days ago
Depression Doesn't Have to be Postpartum!
Yes, I just recently had a baby. Yes, I’m depressed as fuck. No, I DO NOT have postpartum depression. Postpartum Depression is depression suffered by a mother following childbirth, typically arising f...
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Z K8 days ago
How We All Live in a Depressed World
Those days you wake up and would like to scream but realise you have no voice so an inner voice from inside yourself screams itself allowing yourself to feel better. This situation does not allow your...
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Sarah 8 days ago
Depression
Hello. My name is Sarah. I am a recent university graduate with a full time job. I have a car, boyfriend, a steady income, and a roof over my head. But yet, I’m still feeling depressed. Why? I could g...
My Struggle with Postpartum Depression
Acknowledging what you don't want to be there is something none of us want to do. Mental illnesses being one of the main things we don't want to believe was there. Mine happens to be postpartum depres...
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Joseph Barrett10 days ago
How Do You Know If You Are Lost?
Life, it's hard. Everyone may repeat that phrase sometime within their lives, followed by a reason or excuse. The reason could be that life is hard, because of money, or because of what people have do...