depression

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

B W3 months ago
5 Ways to Beat the Blues
Unfortunately, in life, we go through tough periods where our mentality is all over the place. We feel as though no one understands us and life is simply slipping through our fingers like sand uncontr...
Tyra Wilson3 months ago
The Magic of a Sunset
It’s easy to mistake a bad day for a bad life. I personally have a relatively happy life, except for days when literally nothing seems to go the way I need it to. When things don’t go my way, life is ...
Aubrie Thomas3 months ago
Silently Suffering
When I started my tests and medications to fight my infertility, I thought that I was prepared for how it would all affect me PHYSICALLY (still not true); however, somehow I NEVER could have prepared ...
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Megan Long3 months ago
The Sith Lord with Impeccably Shaved Legs
Depression is like that old friend that has never left my house, is eating all my food, and refuses to contribute to maintaining the upkeep of this vessel we both share (such as showering). But, that ...
Paul Sampson Jr3 months ago
Thinking About
I always wonder why we let ourselves be confined to such a linear and boring story line. I mean nobody here would play a game repeatedly if it sucked, right? Obviously, things happen throughout our li...
sarah cay smith3 months ago
I Love You
It is with a heavy heart that I write this final piece. This final blog post of mine (it won’t be the last thing I write, just the last of this series; you can stay up to date with my writing on this website) is a rather hard and uncomfortable topic. It is a topic that makes many people feel useless and sad because looking from the outside, you always assume you could have done more. This video that I included was made and produced by the now seniors of the high school I graduated from in 2018. ...
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Claire Peters3 months ago
How to Fight Back Against Depression
When you’re depressed, it can feel like your condition is in complete control of your life. Depression makes us feel sad and empty, and it drains us of our energy. Things that once brought us joy no l...
Daniel Brown3 months ago
Coffee as an Antidepressant
Caffeine might be considered a miracle cure for being tired, but there might be more to this interesting little chemical than we might have thought. In America alone, coffee drinkers consume over 400 ...
Ashley Peterson3 months ago
When You Don't Feel What You're Supposed To
There are certain occasions when it is socially expected that someone will feel a certain way. There are also major events that will have a strong impact throughout the world, and may end up forever e...
Kris Caldwell3 months ago
Welcome Back
Oh depression, how you come knocking on the door of my brain, and I let you in, every time. Now depression cannot be "controlled," but my quest has begun to find the ways to control my reactions to it...
Understanding and Battling Depression
For hundreds of millions of people around the world (300 million, to be exact, according to the World Health Organization), depression is a daily reality. Depression is a debilitating thing, and it ca...
Ashley Peterson3 months ago
Hiding Under a Security Blanket
I am an introvert. That's a trait that's come out even more strongly as I've moved through my adult life, and I've gone from being reasonably comfortable with it to fully embracing it. When my depress...
Guerline Gillot4 months ago
What Depression Has Taught Me
My name is Guerline, but you can call me Gigi. I am 28-years-old and overcoming my battle with depression. Now, my life has always been very difficult. Dark days began to feel normal. Especially if it...
Grace Xtra4 months ago
It's Not Just a Feeling
From feeling blue to full-on depressive episodes, everyone has felt some sort of negative, sad emotion, though the difference between being sad and depressed are very great. It's not just depression e...
Anastasia Adams4 months ago
What Happens When the Old Ego Is Being Reshaped?
Gradually, as the old mindset or ego evolves beyond the old way of doing things, it can be very challenging with seldom mood swings or situational depression. We may conclude we are going down the wro...
Who Needs a Therapist When (Pt. 12)
It's not Dysmorphia, so what is it?
Gigi M4 months ago
I’m Okay
“I’m okay.” I told my brother with a smile after he asked if I was feeling well. In all honestly, I’m not. I feel like I’m digging a hole and burying myself alive. Depression is getting me every time....
Amanda Cleveland4 months ago
What Is Depression?
What is depression? You’re really low for a long time, maybe talk to a counselor a couple of times, get some medication, and then you feel okay again. Medication is a joke. I don’t need medicine to fe...