Forget pedicures and bubble baths.
Depression is difficult to live with, alone, or in a couple.
Demanding good vibes from all people at all times is doing more harm than good…
“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.