#TheRealityofDepressionIs on Twitter

#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 [...]

“The opposite of depression is not happiness, but vitality…”

“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.