Beyond the Blues

Beyond the Blues

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

Rebekah Sanyua year ago
Combatting a Day with Depression
We all get them, low points—some worse than others. With depression, a particular low point could be paralysing...crippling. The hardest part? Not feeling like there is a way back out of it—feeling li...
Piper Schillinga year ago
Living with Mental Illness
When I was younger, I never thought I’d be the one standing in front of others, talking about what I’ve gone through. I never imagined myself uttering the words "I’m diagnosed with depression and anxi...
Jamie Jonesa year ago
Post-depression
I've struggled with depression for as long as I can remember. Four years ago, I was sent to an hospital because I was cutting myself and I tried to commit suicide. Did it help? Not. At. All. It surely...
heaven younga year ago
Depression
As humans, we talk about a lot of different things out in the public eye. But something we don’t bring up as much is depression and anxiety. We all feel depressed or anxious at one point or another. But some people live it every day. This is the story of a girl who went through just that. That girl is me. When I was younger, until I was 4, I lived with both of my parents. The first few years of my life were great. I had both my parents and my little sister. But around my sister’s first birthday,...
Depression
Depression is the biggest liar I have ever met. It tells you that you are useless and unworthy. It tells you that you should be ashamed of yourself and it tells you that you are the worst person in th...
Katie Reesa year 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 Oa year 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...
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.a year 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...