depression

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

Johnny O'Neill2 years ago
Living with Clinical Depression
Living undiagnosed makes for a difficult childhood. For the first nineteen years of my life I believed the distorted reality I was presented with. In my world I was unloved and life was bleak and hope...
JD Hyde2 years ago
Before You Choose Suicide...
Hi, let’s start this article by telling you a bit about myself. A very small bit. On my arm I have a tattoo of a semicolon, for years I was plagued by depression and thoughts of suicide. I still have ...
Bri Baxter2 years ago
Depression
Depression... The depths of this sickness that inhabits more than half the population is dark. Lost, in a hole, you can't ever find your way out. My name is Bri, I have suffered from chronic massive d...
If Only You Understood
Depression... there's that word again. Why does everyone shut you down when you mention that word? Is it because it scares them because they can't see it or is it because they don't understand it? I w...
Rowan Marley2 years ago
What Are the Symptoms of Depression?
Depression is one of the most difficult things to recognize when you're talking to a person normally, primarily because there are so many different ways that people can react to having depression. Som...
Genie Moon2 years ago
True Evil Is, Above All, Seductive
It slithers. Slipping into your room in the night while your eyes remain closed and your breathing is at a steady rhythm. While a collection of rapid images flutter beyond closed eyelids, ones made to...
Dean Moriarty2 years ago
The Dark Night of the Soul
Finding a pound on the ground, a holy dollar of fortune, can light up your whole day and until you spend it you can feel you’re not penniless. And then walking around town you see things to spend it on: a coffee, a sandwich, a piece of fruit or some beggar holding his hand out, maybe a plastic cross or the pound shop that has hundreds of shelves with things that are only a pound. You can feel well-off with a pound in your pocket, until hunger makes you spend it. And then there’s the Jesus waters...
Darian Petty2 years ago
The Demon Inside
I am a 24 year old female. On the outside I've lived a pretty normal life, inside I have lived with a demon since the age of 7. That was the year my first, and only, sibling was born, that was also th...
Mark McConville2 years ago
Shrouded Clarity
In the morning it hits me like an intense bolt of lightning, that feeling of despair hitting every corner of my weak mind. Every thought pushing into the little optimism I have left, every morsel of h...
Ricky White2 years ago
Taming the Void
Now, to begin with, I'm a sufferer of various layers of depression. That dark, sinking illness engulfing you in the unwanted embrace of numbness I like to call "The Void." We could go on forever descr...
Katie Hagan2 years ago
I Used to Be on Medication
Two things you should know about me: I used to do yoga and I used to be on medication. I started practicing yoga when I was younger because I saw girls posting poses on Instagram. I too wanted to post...
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Vicky 2 years ago
The Truth About Depression
I guess we all have an idea of what depression is. We're all told about how it makes people sad or withdrawn. The media attempts to give us an unrealistic overview of how it all really is. Of course I...
As the Cookie Crumbles…
For the last few weeks, I’ve been feeling like my old self. Not the good kind of old self, but the self-destructive and self-sabotaging self. I’ve been having a hard time coping with, well, everything...
M. Davis2 years ago
Things I've Learned from Depression
Here is a list of six things I've learned from depression.
Rich Monetti2 years ago
I Am Not Depressed
"This is what depression looks like," says the pharmaceutical commercial. As my blood boils, we see a pathetic looking person who looks simply like they've give up, thus validating what the strong hav...
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Andrew Bryant2 years ago
A Society in Need of Physical Touch
Have you ever been standing on a bus and someone accidentally brushes your hand with theirs, and you just get a sudden euphoric rush, simply from having another person touch you. You may be touch star...
Chloe Urquhart2 years ago
Ways to Deal with Anxiety and Depression
Here are some ways to deal with anxiety and depression.
Tina Collins2 years ago
Understanding Depression
Here are the signs that you are depressed. You have no interest in most things that people enjoy. You have little energy for activities, work or hobbies. You have no or little interest in sex. You fee...