depression

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

Mia Moralesa day ago
Finding Ways to Help You Cope With Depression and Have Everyday Happiness
So many people struggle with depression and anxiety. There are more people who are struggling than just you. Finding the support you need to get through it is crucial. Being able to find ways that hel...
Not a Solution
Trigger warning: The topic is suicide. If you are sensitive to this subject matter please skip to the last paragraph. There you will find a listing of resources. Suicide is not a solution. Open discus...
Mia Morales6 days ago
The Top 5 Surefire Ways to Keep Mentally Fit
We've all been there when it comes to experiencing down moments and discouragement. It may have been a job loss, financial hardship, relationship breakup, or death of a loved one that caused you to di...
Bob Eden6 days ago
The Gift of Depression!
My Story 'The Wounds and Lessons of Childhood” I was born in 1952, in England, very premature and delivered by cesarean section. My mother never forgave me for the scar on her belly. I was about 2lbs ...
Brainstorms I: Depression
Let’s start with an introduction. My name is Laura and I am a current MSc student in neuroscience and future PhD in psychiatry. In these last years, I have come to realize how little communication the...
Lydia B.13 days ago
This Is Me Asking for Help
I've never had very much... I won't lie about that, but I've always found ways to be at least a little happy. From a young age, I was always different, always made fun of for my weight, how I was as a...
D.S. Fisichella16 days ago
Screaming into the Void
She sits in the car, staring ahead, her lips a straight line. With one glance you can’t pick up on the nervous tapping of her foot, the microscopic twitch of her fingers around the Styrofoam container...
Abbey Smith22 days ago
Finding Hope
For as long as I can remember, depression has played a huge part in my life. Not because I wanted it to, or because I let it, but because of the chemical imbalance taking place inside my brain. I hone...
Ambry'on James22 days ago
How We Love
I'm not sure if this is love anymore. Or if it ever was... I thought I knew what love felt like, but I just can't seem to define it anymore. I thought I felt love in the beginning, maybe I did. Sittin...
Kelsey Sapiena month ago
A Cloud Appears in the Blue
The rain had been coming down for days, until today. So my dog and I went for a visit to a local river. The water was so cold at first. How warm it became. How scary and uncomfortable it was. As my to...
Monique Ba month ago
Depression
For about seven years now I’ve been dealing with depression. Some days are better than others. It is very difficult at times to handle my depression, because I want to be able to control my feelings, ...
Candy Kellya month ago
Fighting for Myself
Who’s that girl? You know the annoying one who is always smiling and her ponytail is always bopping along so annoying right? Yeah that’s what my good friend said she thought of me before she really kn...
Suicidal Thoughts May Not Be Wrong
Your suicidal thoughts and feelings may not be “wrong.” Just to preface, I do not condone self harm or abuse in any way shape or form. It seems to be the case that our bodies are gifted with an intell...
Johann Hollara month ago
I Am Not Defective
For those of you have seen the South Park series, you will know this picture from the episode Up The Down Steroid where Cartman pretends to be mentally disabled to win a $1000 (which he fails of cours...
Her
And there I was neck deep in a bubble bath, I could hear my husband and children playing and laughing. That didn't matter. I had everything a 25 year old women could ever ask for. I owned a perfect si...
Premonition
Some people have premonitions when they're young of what their lives might turn out like, mostly hopeful. Some kids see they might be a fire fighter, a police man. Some might just simply see a life wi...
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Cheyenne Mcbeea month ago
Depression
Let's not hold back here. Depression is completely shattering. It shatters relationships, families; LIVES. I cannot begin to tell you how many times my depression had shattered good things I loved hav...
Karina Nistala month ago
Depression Is Real
Depression is attacking our generation. It's so easy to feel defeated. We can dread getting out of bed. Dread going to work at our jobs. Dread taking a long commute to get there or dread being around ...