Depression

Blessed And Still Depressed: A Black, Christian Woman’s Reconciliation

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My depression coexists with my gratefulness, compassion, and good intentions. I am blessed, yes, but I am also depressed.

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An Open Letter To (My) Depression

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Dear Depression, it’s time we had a talk, you and me.

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6 Questions To Ask Someone You Love When They're Fighting Depression

Depression can be mild or intense, and depression can result from a physical, emotional, or environmental dilemma or a combination of of these factors.

Depression can be mild or intense, and depression can result from a physical, emotional, or environmental dilemma or a combination of of these factors.

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Stop Thinking You Understand Depression

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Mild depression (more familiar to the masses than its more severe form) is like being relentlessly cold; MDD is like having extreme frostbite.

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It Took Me Years To Realize I Deserve Good Things

Is anything keeping you from believing that you deserve good things?

Is anything keeping you from believing that you deserve good things?

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When Getting Out Of Bed Feels Like Climbing A Mountain

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I forced myself out the door that morning for a run - depression had sucked the life and determination from my mind and body.

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If You See Me Slipping Into Depression, Please Reach Out

Please reach out if you see someone struggling with depression. (Photo by nikko macaspac on Unsplash)

Depression lingers like an unwelcome ghost trailing behind me. And most days, I accept that. I acknowledge that. And, I’m okay. What if one day I’m not?

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Money Does Not Prevent Depression — But It Probably Makes It Easier To Survive It

While money does not prevent depression, it does facilitate the potential for happiness, or at the very least more management of unhappiness.

While money does not prevent depression, it does facilitate the potential for happiness, or at the very least more management of unhappiness.

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Stop Making People Feel Bad For Staying Inside During Summer

In mild September, my favorite time of year.

Mental illness doesn’t switch off for the summer — it just feels different. So stop making people feel bad for staying inside during summer.

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Feeling Depressed Is Different Than Being Depressed

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I'm not here to discredit your experience. What I'm here to say is that "feeling depressed" is a different beast than “having depression.”

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