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Living With Depression

For Anyone Who Suffers From Depression: You Are Still Worthy

Rachael Yahne | Posted 06.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

The worst thing you can do with depression is guilt yourself for having it. Depression feels awful enough; don't tell yourself your wrong or bad or unworthy just because you have it.

10 Stories That Capture What It’s Like To Struggle With Depression

The Huffington Post | Kyli Singh | Posted 05.05.2016 | Healthy Living

Approximately 350 million people will experience depression in their lifetimes, but not everyone will experience depression in the same way. We rounde...

12 Things You Should Never Say To Someone With Depression

Ravishly | Posted 08.04.2016 | Healthy Living

Those who know and love people with depression usually want nothing other than to help. But during the times I've been depressed, even the most well-intentioned efforts to help often backfired.

'I Am Afraid Of Getting Worse'

Posted 08.22.2014 | Healthy Living

This is the story of a 24-year-old woman in San Francisco who asked to remain anonymous. I am feeling depressed. It started more than a year and a ...

What Does Depression Look Like? Anyone and Everyone

Williesha Morris | Posted 10.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Williesha Morris

This is the life of someone who is depressed and anxious. Only a few people knew the whole back story until now. I hope this encourages someone to continue living as well as they can, because each day, every day, there is something to live for.

When Depressed, Slow and Steady Wins the Race

Risa Sugarman | Posted 08.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Risa Sugarman

My psychiatrist has told me I am a "person of integrity," and I am finally beginning to believe her. I can only conquer this race by continuing to take my meds and actively doing the hard work in therapy. The ups and downs will continue, and I have to simply roll with it.

Confessing Depression

Megan Davies Mennes | Posted 04.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Megan Davies Mennes

Many of you will read this confession and feel embarrassed for me, or even sad. Don't. I'm not ashamed. In fact, I'm actually pretty damn proud of my ability to overcome it and live a successful life

Depression and My Lifesavers

Susan Polis Schutz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Polis Schutz

My own life was filled with so much love and joy that when depression struck, it was like a prison door slamming shut and I was being placed in an isolation cell.

The New Drug Of Choice

Marlise Karlin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marlise Karlin

What is so sad about depression is that people are looking for a cure -- where it can never be found. It's like looking for health in fast, fried, nutrition-less food.