“I ended up staying on antidepressants for over five years because each time I tried to wean off, I had the worst withdrawals…”
When depression has you in its grip, try these simple ways to feel better.
I know I could tell you that it’s about feeling sad, but it’s much more than that.
I am doing this at the risk of people who may criticize or question me, because at least some part of me knows: If I don’t, something worse will happen to me, and soon.
After all, no-one else has a clue what they’re doing, either.
Content Notice: Suicidal ideation
“Acknowledging the complexity of life may be an especially fruitful path to psychological wellbeing.”
I wish I had realized there was no such thing as being too young to have mental health issues.
Telling a depressed person to “shake it off” is not an effective way to treat the illness.
Imagine living the worst moment of your life over and over again.
Sometimes it feels like I’m drowning.
My name is Elizabeth, and I’m mentally ill.
Because your brain never switches off, no matter how much you want it to.