depression

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

Kylene 5 months ago
Depression or Momentary Sadness?
Trying to differentiate between the two can sometimes be a difficult task. Depression is a chemical imbalance in the brain while sadness is merely a normal human emotion. Both should be dealt with acc...
6 Things People Don't Think About When It Comes to Depression
According to the World Health Organization, over 300 million people worldwide suffer from depression at some point in their lives. For those of us that have experienced, are currently experiencing, or...
Aleea Whitmire5 months ago
No Reason to Be Depressed
I have ALWAYS struggled with my mental health. Even as a young teenager. Postpartum and circumstance pushed me to the edge, and was in the process of shoving me off. Three years ago someone extended a...
Singster Jones 5 months ago
The Burden
What it means to be alone? What does that mean for me? It means half my life I had way prettier friends than I was. It means I was often the third or fifth wheel. It means I disappeared from the face ...
Elijah Taylor6 months ago
Disappointment
Disappointing people has always been my forte. First, I disappointed my father by being gay. Then I disappointed my mother by not being her. Then my grandfather, by trying to start something for mysel...
Who Needs a Therapist When (Pt. 4)
Maybe some of the issue isn't me.
E McNeal6 months ago
December Diary
A Month of My Depressed Thoughts
Ashley Peterson6 months ago
Merry Blue Christmas
Are you spending Christmas alone? Hey, me too! We've all got our stories for why we might be having a blue Christmas alone, and chances are there are a lot of common themes amongst our stories. Here's...
Katia Ashe 🖤6 months ago
The Reality of Mental Health
There is a thick line between the people that pretend in order to get attention and the people that really experience it. Is it something you did? Something you're going through? Or is it really somet...
Marlene Affeld6 months ago
Coping with Holiday Depression
By: Marlene Affeld Loneliness is a word used to express the pain of being alone, solitude is a word used to express the glory of being alone. Learn to know the difference. Express your feelings. It’s ...
Natalie C..6 months ago
Depression Awareness
Depression is a hard topic to talk about in general. People who suffer from depression most of the time have another mental illness or disorder along with it. "350 million people worldwide suffer from...
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Chris (Kit)6 months ago
How I Got Through Depression
My trip into depression started like so many others. One little bit at a time. Seven years ago (give or take a bit), I was happy all the time. Well, not necessarily happy, but not sad or depressed. I ...
Mandie Hann6 months ago
Living with Depression and Anxiety
I have had depression and anxiety since I was 16 years old. I was able to keep it at bay until I was 21. I listen to all the TED Talks I can find on anxiety and depression because it helps me understa...
Megan Paul6 months ago
Why Do We Romanticize Depression?
Seeing depression depicted in movies and TV shows isn’t necessarily rare, but frequently it’s depicted in such a way as to seem "quirky" or even "romantic." Often it’s "cured" by the romantic plot and...
jess ☕ C.7 months ago
Unclear
They say time heals all wounds. Not only is that a terrible cliche, it is untrue. Some wounds are so gaping that although time may lessen them, they never completely close. My father was what one woul...
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Selina Martineau7 months ago
Cat Therapy
In September, I decided I would try and get my life together. After a bad bout of seasonal depression last winter, I thought it would be great to try therapy. I was being proactive, fighting off negat...
LeAnn Murch7 months ago
Suicide, Not an Answer
I've thought about suicide more times than I can count and I've attempted it several times. Obviously I've never been successful with it but doesn't change the feeling I have of not wanting to be here...