depression

It is not just a matter of feeling sad; discover an honest view of the mental, emotional and physical toll of clinical depression.

Sommer Coggins6 hours ago
Depression
Depression; (noun): a mental health disorder causing serious loss of interests in activities, sadness, difficulty in concentration, and thinking. Many people in this world are not diagnosed and learn ...
Whitney Smitha day ago
Losing Myself
There wasn’t just a single event that led to that moment in my life. It was a collection of misfortune, impaired thinking, and defective genetics. Rarely am I upset about just one thing. I tend to bot...
Waiting for the Rain Clouds
Winter is coming... it's a simple fact. We can't avoid it unless we move to a warm country to escape the harsh reality of it, but most of us don't have that luxury. So we stay. But it's not all about ...
Facing Depression
Without altering one’s perceptions of god, or their idea of a higher power, I propose the idea of applying the Buddhist practices of yoga, meditation, and fasting into one’s weekly routine. The result...
Crystal Ward7 days ago
Depression and Why So Many People Experience It
Depression is more than feeling sad or upset. Depression is smiling and feeling the weight of your world crashing in on you. It’s the feeling of not wanting to do anything or go anywhere. Everything y...
alexis! :-D8 days ago
Rambles
I figure I should introduce myself. My name is Alexis, and while many people in my life view me as an optimistic, hardworking person, down inside I'm pretty worn out. I don't want anyone to take me wr...
Missy Is Me9 days ago
The Invisible Girl
I first thought seriously about taking my own life at 15 years old. My mom was a single mom, and my alcoholic dad wasn’t around. I had one older brother who had issues; we were not close. I was a huge...
Haleigh Garza10 days ago
Depression
And the Small Things That Make It OK
Sara Zacchero11 days ago
When Tomorrow Feels like a Punishment
"Just get up and move around, you'll feel better!" "Just go outside, the sunshine will help!" "Are you sure you're not just tired?" These are all things that every single person living with depression...
Lena Tran11 days ago
Reflections of Life
Let's say we can call this one a journal entry. Read it and you will be hurting along with me. Read it and you will feel certain that I never had a purpose. I feel worthless. Human touch has always ma...
Cait Jade12 days ago
It Can Get Better...
I can only say this once. Depression is not something people want to talk about. It’s a topic that tends to be avoided, even though it’s an important conversation to have. Before you stop reading this...
Serena Fix13 days ago
The Day that Changed My Life Forever
It was May 2, 2018. My boyfriend and I had broken up a few weeks before. So I was broken-hearted and depressed. I felt all alone. I had class that day, but before that class, I bumped into my ex-boyfriend. I absolutely lost it. I ran in the opposite direction, climbed up three flights of steps to the third floor of a parking deck. I stood there, looking over the edge. I heard sirens so I ran back to the stairway and went down one floor, and I ran over to the edge, stood up on the ledge and... Th...
9 Signs You Might Have Depression
These are the signs I have battled with. I am not a professional in the medical field, just a person fighting my fight one day at a time.
Don Anderson II14 days ago
Welcome to My Mind
In case you haven't read, "Me, Ellen, and The Girl I Wish I Never Liked," I liked a girl when I was in a play back in 2015 and she ended up going with another gal. Now I know what you're thinking, "Do...
Eva Berryhill14 days ago
Reintegrating After a Long Depressive Episode
If you suffer from severe anxiety and/or depression, the term "isolation" may have a different connotation for you than most. If you understand what I'm talking about, then this is the article may int...
Heather Spencer15 days ago
Growing Up in the Ballet Industry
I always felt like I was a bit different to the other kids my age when I was growing up. I became more acutely aware of this when I was at high school. I remember regularly feeling down, but I could n...
Alyse McDonald15 days ago
Depression, Anxiety, & the Troubles That Ail Us!
About a month ago I suffered a major anxiety attack. I was at work doing my thing and everything was fine... until I went outside to water the flowers and BAM it hit me!! It hit me like a ton of brick...
Jonathan Miciano17 days ago
I'm Not Lazy, I'm Depressed
This is not an excuse. This is an explanation. There are so many things I want to do. I can talk to you for hours upon hours about the items on my bucket list. Even from a day-to-day perspective, ther...