Have you experienced these common symptoms?
“Stay Strong; Love Endlessly; Change Lives”
#TheRealityofDepressionIs on Twitter
@ShutUpAmanda, who has been creating Twitter mental health hashtags for the past 3 years, started #TheRealityofDepressionIs following the recent suicides and flood of news/posts/tweets on suicide and depression. Amanda has dealt with depression for years and wanted to kick off a conversation! Below, I share ten tweets using the hashtag: https://twitter.com/ShutUpAmanda/status/1006028840437571584 https://twitter.com/CalculatingMind/status/1007803353974431744 https://twitter.com/lizard_lou/status/1006023561717223424 https://twitter.com/afspnational/status/1006152654261837825 [...]
It’s Not Easy to be Bipolar
"...People walk on their tippy toes not to say anything cruel to you and everything that's been going on." At first, when you made ignorant statements about my bipolar disorder, I let it slide. I tried to justify it by saying that you didn't have the background knowledge regarding what it really means to be [...]
“The opposite of depression is not happiness, but vitality…”
https://www.ted.com/talks/andrew_solomon_depression_the_secret_we_share?language=en Andrew Solomon's TED Talk on depression beautifully captures the devastation that depression causes in the lives of those it hits. I would recommend this talk to anyone who wants insight into the darkness of depression.
Close… but no cigar.
"You think too much. You will drive yourself crazy". Thanks, Dad. Allow me to introduce myself. I am a current undergraduate student at a top-rated public American university. I am in my fourth year of studying both biology and psychology. I am overwhelmed. Intensely so. Is it anger? Frustration? Passion? Desire to create [...]