How I Ask for Help and Reach Out for Support

How I Ask for Help and Reach Out for Support

I once thought that asking for help meant I was a burden to everyone in my life ....

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My Weary Days and Sleepless Nights With Depression

My Weary Days and Sleepless Nights With Depression

Sleep has paradoxically been the reason why I’ve overslept, slept, or tried to sleep the days away. It’s why I haven’t been able to sleep at night ...

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How I Deal With the Stigma Linked to Depression

How I Deal With the Stigma Linked to Depression

The stigma on mental illness is detrimental to the well-being of those who struggle with it. It causes people to wait to seek help, or worse, never get it ....

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I'm Not Alone: Why Connecting With Others Is Crucial

I'm Not Alone: Why Connecting With Others Is Crucial

When I first started writing about my depression in 2015, I was scared about what others would think of me ....

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How What I Eat or Drink Affects My Depression

How What I Eat or Drink Affects My Depression

Considering alcohol is a depressant, I'd imagine my former daily and nightly regimen of energy drinks and vodkas ...

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What I Wish People Knew About Depression

What I Wish People Knew About Depression

Depression is misunderstood and stigmatized by many. Since you can’t see depression, it is hard for others to understand what it feels like ....

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