Beyond the Blues

Beyond the Blues

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

Katie Rees6 months ago
Being an Extrovert With Anxiety
Yes, it happens. And it's the weirdest thing. Growing up I was such a loud and eccentric child; I was always making jokes and getting told off in class for talking to my friends too much. I always rel...
Luca O6 months ago
My Experience with Depression
Before I start this blog, I would like to highlight one very important point. This blog is purely biographical, and I completely understand that depression itself impacts people in many different ways...
Texxx-Man Cosplay6 months ago
My Return to Cosplay
I'm here to give everyone an update of what's been going on with me. One of the first articles I'd written on Vocal was my battle with depression and anxiety. Back in May was Mental Health Awareness M...
H. B.6 months ago
How I Conquer My Mental Illnesses Every Day...
I want to share with you how I deal with (& conquer) my mental illnesses each day. I have been diagnosed with depression and anxiety. First and foremost, every day is different. This means that you wi...
Zach Rodgers6 months ago
Living...With Mental Illness
Where do I start when it comes to talking about living with mental health? It’s a question I often ask myself. Should I be honest? Lay all my cards on the table? Do my closest friends and family need ...
Samantha Bentley7 months ago
I Am Depressed, Please Stop Telling Me to 'Cheer Up'
I am depressed. Please stop telling me to "cheer up." I remember the first time I heard the word "depression." I was 11 and in my first year at secondary school. My best friend at the time had obvious...
Bethany Williams7 months ago
Let's Talk About Depression
While depression is heavily publicised in modern media, why is it that we must still use the hashtag: #itsokaytotalk? The answer? Depression is still a taboo. Remember when 13 Reasons Why came out on ...
kei hanson7 months ago
No, Karen, I Am Not Lazy. I Am Depressed
Let me start off by telling you a little bit of my struggle with mental illness. It started when I was about 12 years old. I was in middle school. I didn't know much of anything about mental illness. ...
Ana Krasuski7 months ago
The Darkness
Today I seriously thought about killing you. I contemplated. Premeditated murder. I can recall exactly how I felt, sitting in the car en route to Lawrence Memorial Hospital. It was roughly four in the...