Most people who suffer from depression and anxiety function better when their lives are fairly structured. That doesn't mean they can't be spontaneous but spontaneity might even be easier when we aren't weighed down with so many other decisions.
People who suffer from depression are many times some of the most courageous people we can meet. Their illness doesn't garner the same empathy. After all, everyone gets depressed. Right? No! Depression is far more than just have a few sad days.
Sometimes we make our depression worse by talking about it too much. There is a fine line between sharing your depression and reinforcing your depression.
For the first answer, anyone. It makes no difference one's level of education, socioeconomic status, or intelligence, although depression has been reported to be somewhat more common among those with higher intelligence. It does make a difference if you are female as women are twice as likely to become depressed. Also, strangely enough, people from … Continue reading Who gets depressed? How do we get depressed?
Mornings are hard when you're depressed. For some people, the greatest challenge they face each day is having to get out of bed. TheT day looms before them and they are in dread of feeling sad all day. Can they do it another day? There is hope...